We have recently conducted a two day Aerial Fire Fighting Awareness course for many of the fire fighters and support staff at Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service and North Wales Fire and Rescue Service. This was a busy couple of days for the Airbourne team, with a large attendee uptake from the Fire and Rescue Service across the whole of Wales. As well as discussing procedures and protocols, our experienced pilot demonstrated live water drops on both days, showing the fire crews just how much water can be dropped in one go and how effective the use of the helicopter and Bambi Bucket in wild fire situations are.
Sometimes there can be a lack of natural water sources in the local area, making the refill turn around time too long. But as you can see, we don’t let that stop us!!