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/

N480DF - SIKORSKY S-70I - 704081 - (Coming in 2021)
N486DF - SIKORSKY S-70I - 704048 - (Coming in 2021)
N487DF - SIKORSKY S-70I - 704051 - (Coming in 2021)

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 904 Sikorsky 70i - 704046 -
N485DF Cal Fire 905 Sikorsky 70i - 704033 -(C905)
N486DF Cal Fire 906 Sikorsky 70i
N487DF Cal Fire 907 Sikorsky 70i
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 - (C905)
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 ... 3&PageNo=7
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
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Re: CAL FIRE New Sikorsky S70i Firehawk Helicopters Fleet

Post by Brian » Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:56 am

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/

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https://www.facebook.com/unitedrotorcra ... 8478178387

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Re: CAL FIRE New Sikorsky S70i Firehawk Helicopters Fleet

Post by Brian » Sat Nov 23, 2019 9:37 pm

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

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Re: CAL FIRE New Sikorsky S70i Firehawk Helicopters Fleet

Post by Brian » Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:17 pm

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 - (C905)
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 ... 3&PageNo=7
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 » Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:02 am

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
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N48 ... /KAPA/KFTG

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

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Re: CAL FIRE New Sikorsky S70i Firehawk Helicopters Fleet

Post by Brian » Thu May 07, 2020 8:06 am

Cal Fire Copter 905 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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Re: CAL FIRE New Sikorsky S70i Firehawk Helicopters Fleet

Post by Brian » Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:58 pm

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

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