CAL FIRE New Sikorsky S70i Firehawk Helicopters Fleet

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Brian
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CAL FIRE New Sikorsky S70i Firehawk Helicopters Fleet

Post by Brian » Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:58 pm

CAL FIRE New Sikorsky S70i Helicopters Fleet

CAL FIRE receives new Firehawk helicopter
Firehawks can carry up to 1,000 gallons of water in a belly tank while cruising fully loaded at 130 knots (150 mph), or 150 knots (173 mph) unloaded.
https://fireaviation.com/2019/01/17/cal ... elicopter/

Cal Fire 903 Helicopter - N483DF
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https://twitter.com/CAL_FIRE/status/1085569474550325248
https://www.facebook.com/CALFIRE/posts/ ... 5741992390
https://www.facebook.com/unitedrotorcra ... 1355714101

Cal Fire Places Order for Sikorsky Firehawk - May 23, 2018
https://www.rotorandwing.com/2018/05/23 ... -aircraft/
https://news.lockheedmartin.com/2018-05 ... K-Aircraft
https://helihub.com/2018/05/28/cal-fire ... -aircraft/
https://fireaviation.com/tag/sikorsky-s-70i/

FX LLC Secures Cal-Fire S-70i Training Contract Win
http://www.collectivemag.com/fx-llc-win ... -training/

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N476DF - - SIKORSKY S-70I 704083
N477DF - - SIKORSKY S-70I 704088
N480DF - - SIKORSKY S-70I 704081 - (Coming in 2021)
N482DF - - SIKORSKY S-70I 704082
N484DF - - SIKORSKY S-70I 704046 = Copter 404 Delivered in California in 2020
N486DF - - SIKORSKY S-70I 704048 = Copter 301 Firehawk for Hemet in 2021
N487DF - - SIKORSKY S-70I 704051 - (Coming in 2021)
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Nxx1DF Cal Fire 901 Sikorsky 70i 704030 (ex N746SX, SP-YVI )
Nxx2DF Cal Fire 902 Sikorsky 70i
N483DF Cal Fire 903 Sikorsky 70i - (C903) - https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... Txt=N483DF
N484DF Cal Fire 404 Sikorsky 70i - 704046 -
N485DF Cal Fire 205 Sikorsky 70i - 704033 -(C205)
N486DF Cal Fire 906 Sikorsky 70i - 704048 - (C301) Hemet
N487DF Cal Fire 907 Sikorsky 70i - 704051
Nxx8DF Cal Fire 908 Sikorsky 70i
Nxx9DF Cal Fire 909 Sikorsky 70i
Nx10DF Cal Fire 910 Sikorsky 70i
Nx11DF Cal Fire 911 Sikorsky 70i
Nx12DF Cal Fire 912 Sikorsky 70i
https://aeroboek.wordpress.com/2018/08/25/the-hawk/
https://aeroboek.wordpress.com/tag/firehawk/

Helicopter Production List for Sikorsky S-70
http://www.rotorspot.nl/product/s70.php

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CAL FIRE - Sikorsky S-70 Firehawk

N483DF 704030 SIKORSKY S-70I AIR METHODS CORP - (C903)

N485DF 704033 SIKORSKY S-70I AIR METHODS CORP - (C205)
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... Txt=N485DF
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N485DF

N484DF 704046 SIKORSKY S-70I AIR METHODS CORP - (ex: SP-YVA)
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... Txt=N484DF

https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... t_option=1

State: CO - SIKORSKY S-70I
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... ntrytxt=US

State: CA - SIKORSKY S-70I
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... ntrytxt=US

https://www.helis.com/database/modelorg ... nia-S-70i/

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Re: CAL FIRE New Sikorsky S70i Firehawk Helicopters Fleet

Post by Brian » Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:50 am

N8043V - 205 'VINA' - Cal Fire new firehawk helicopter in Colorado getting the finishing touches
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https://twitter.com/DanteG2568/status/1 ... 6512238592

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Re: CAL FIRE New Sikorsky S70i Firehawk Helicopters Fleet

Post by Brian » Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:18 am

N483DF out flying today on October 8th, 2019
(First flight with the new tail number)

Serial Number: 704030
NEW Tail Number: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N483DF
OLD Tail Number: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N746SX
N483DF - https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... Txt=N483DF

Left Colorado on October 11th from CENTENNIAL AIRPORT (DENVER, CO) APA
(It also landed for fuel at maybe at MEEKER, CO and PROVO MUNI AIRPORT (PROVO, UT) PVU and ELKO RGNL AIRPORT (ELKO, NV) EKO)

Arriving in California on October 12th from RENO/TAHOE INTL AIRPORT (RENO, NV) RNO.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N483DF
https://www.flightradar24.com/N483DF/

Few more photos found on twitter of N483DF Firehawk
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https://mobile.twitter.com/CALFIRE_Butt ... 0698542081


Sikorsky And United Rotorcraft Deliver Three FIREHAWK Helicopters To California Firefighting Agencies
https://news.lockheedmartin.com/2019-12 ... g-Agencies

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CAL FIRE - Sikorsky S-70 Firehawk
N483DF 704030 SIKORSKY S-70I AIR METHODS CORP - (C903)

N485DF 704033 SIKORSKY S-70I AIR METHODS CORP - (C205)
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... Txt=N485DF
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N485DF

N484DF 704046 SIKORSKY S-70I AIR METHODS CORP - (ex: SP-YVA)
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... Txt=N484DF

https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... t_option=1

https://www.helis.com/database/modelorg ... nia-S-70i/

Another Cal Fire Firehawk doing test flights in Colorado this week before flying back to California.

N485DF spotted in flight near Centennial (APA).
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N485DF

April 21, 2020
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N48 ... /KAPA/KFTG

April 23
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N48 ... 1458Z/KAPA

Cal Fire Copter 205 N485DF - The second new Firehawk for Cal Fire.
It’s on the way to California from Colorado
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N485DF

Landed safely in California
N485DF tracking stopped near Mc Clellan Airfield (MCC) at 17:40 PDT

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Cal Fire Firehawk N484DF left Colorado and flying to California on June 26th, 2020
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N484DF

https://www.facebook.com/unitedrotorcra ... 8478178387
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Re: CAL FIRE New Sikorsky S70i Firehawk Helicopters Fleet

Post by Brian » Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:43 pm

Photos of Cal Fire Firehawk 301 was posted on SoCalAirOps yesterday!
Cal Fire Firehawk 301 for Hemet.
N486DF - 704048 = Test Flights in Colorado - Copter 301 for Hemet-Ryan Helitack
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https://twitter.com/SocalAirOps/status/ ... 6515426305

From: FlightAware Alerts
Date: February 18, 2021 at 12:26:17 PM PST
Subject: N486DF arrived at CFO from APA
Today was the first flight in 2021.
Last time it was logged was December!
N486DF arrived at Colorado Air and Space Port (CFO) at 13:22 MST from Centennial (APA) after 0:40 en route
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N48 ... /KAPA/KCFO

N487DF - Data logged on Wednesday February 17, 2021
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N487DF

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N476DF - 704083 = No Flights Yet.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N476DF

N477DF - 704088 = No Flights Yet.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N477DF

N480DF - 704081 = No Flights Yet.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N480DF

N482DF - 704082 = No Flights Yet.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N482DF

N484DF - 704046 = Copter 404 Delivered in California in 2020
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N484DF

N486DF - 704048 = Test Flights in Colorado - Copter 301 for Hemet-Ryan Helitack
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N486DF

N487DF - 704051 = Test Flights in Colorado
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N487DF

https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... ntrytxt=US

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Re: CAL FIRE New Sikorsky S70i Firehawk Helicopters Fleet

Post by Brian » Wed Feb 24, 2021 9:17 am

Photos of N486DF Copter 301 for Hemet-Ryan Helitack posted above...


Cal Fire Firehawk facts - (PDF)
https://www.fire.ca.gov/media/urel2st4/ ... s70i-2.pdf

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