Helitreck in Tasmania Jan-Mar 2021

By |2021-05-12T13:45:50+10:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: Helicopter News|

Since January this year, Helitreck has been operating in Tasmania, supporting the Tasmania Fire Service and the Tasmania Parks & Wildlife Services. The contract has seen us based out of Cambridge Aerodrome with a BK117B2, which is Bambi bucket and winch equipped, with a full-time pilot and crewman. We have also supplied a 32,000-liter [...]

Antarctica 2013-2014

By |2021-05-12T14:04:49+10:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Helicopter News|

On Saturday 15 March, one of our BK117s returned from a four month tour to Antarctica in support of Japanese Antarctic research. During the 2013-2014 summer period, helicopter VH-FHD was sub-contracted to support the JARE 55 expedition to Antarctica. The BK117 helicopter met the Icebreaker Shirase in Fremantle in late November. From here they [...]

Fire Season 2014 – 2015

By |2021-05-12T14:09:31+10:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Helicopter News|

With some hot, dry weather around at the moment, Helitreck have begun preparations for the 2014-2015 fire season by assisting with aerial ignition and providing water bucketing machines in support of hazard reductions around Sydney. Increased smoke activity is common around this time of year with the fire agencies conducting a number of hazard [...]

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