Source: TracPlus Global, 09-Feb-12
Absolute Fire Solutions and TracPlus Global are pleased to announce support for AFS FAST Trac data-logging units within TracPlus’s tracking service. This development allows crucial airborne fire fighting event information to be integrated and presented within a single common operating picture provided by TracPlus. As part of the Australian Fire Aircraft Monitoring System (AFAMS), Australian [...]
Source: Absolute Fire Solutions, 07-Feb-12
Absolute Fire Solutions (AFS), is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to sell the Fast Bucket product line. The sale, which closes March 01 2012, will see the buyer offer and support the complete Fast Bucket product line, including the Fast Fill, Fast Foam and the Fast Cockpit Controller accessories, immediately following [...]
Source: DART Helicopter Services, 06-Jan-12
DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that Geneva Aviation has secured Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for FAST Trac, which collects performance data from analog aircraft systems and legacy operations equipment. The FAST Trac kit, which includes both the Master Control Box (MCB) and the Remote Tap Units [...]
Source: Absolute Fire Solutions, 17-Mar-11
Absolute Fire Solutions (AFS) and Kawak Aviation Technologies (Kawak) announced today the co-development of a new bucket mounted powered fill solution for heavy helicopter operators. The new product, called FAST Fill Hydraulic, provides operators with a high-volume, ultra-lightweight powered fill option weighing only 32 pounds, and uses the proven Kawak auxiliary hydraulic technology to provide [...]
Source: Absolute Fire Solutions, 22-Jul-10
Absolute Fire Solutions, (AFS) announced today that the innovative actuator and control technology that allows cockpit volume control and multi-drop capabilities with no weight penalty, which was previously patented in Australia, has now received patents in both Canada and the United States. The proprietary control system design distinguishes FAST Bucket from older technology bucket products because [...]
Source: Absolute Fire Systems, 25-May-10
The innovative actuator and control technology that makes FAST Bucket a superior aerial firefighting solution has been patented in Australia and the United States. The proprietary control system design distinguishes FAST Bucket from older technology bucket products because it enables operators to control water volume from the cockpit, regardless of bucket size, and uses less [...]
Source: Trinity Helicopters, 28-Apr-10
Trinity Helicopters announced today the introduction of new, more effective firefighting technology to the North. Trinity’s new fleet of Bell 407 helicopters dedicated to aerial firefighting will use the Absolute Fire Solutions’ product line, including its FAST Bucket and FASTtrack event logger, to make its fire suppression operations more effective. The sale is the first [...]
Source: Absolute Fire Solutions, 19-Mar-10
Absolute Fire Solutions (AFS) of Calgary, Canada, and Thermo Technologies of Bismark, N.D., have joined forces to offer an innovative new way to increase firefighting effectiveness. The FAST Gel Initial Attack bucket injection system eliminates the need to wait for large tankers and reservoirs, enabling fire agencies to apply the highly effective Thermo-Gel retardant much [...]
Source: Absolute Fire Solutions, 21-Feb-10
Absolute Fire Solutions (AFS) is introducing expanded versions of its FASTTrack event logging hardware platform and its PCTrac software at Heli-Expo 2010. Originally developed to log heli-bucketing data, FASTTrack has been expanded to include the capability to log and communicate belly tank data, fixed-wing tanker data, as well as drip torch and health and usage [...]
Source: Vertical, 04-Nov-09
DART Helicopter Services (DHS) today announced a new distribution agreement with Absolute Fire Solutions (AFS) of Calgary, Canada
Source: Vertical, 09-Oct-09
Absolute Fire Solutions (AFS) is pleased to announce that Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated of Portland, Oregon has chosen the new FASTTrack system by AFS to record fill and drop performance data on its S-64 Aircrane Helitanker fleet.
Source: RotorNews, 21-Sep-09
Absolute Fire Solutions (AFS) of Calgary, Canada will be exhibiting at the upcoming Helitech Conference in Duxford, UK from September 22-24 in booth 2208. Representing AFS at the conference will be Steve Reeves and Laurie Saindon
Source: Vertical, 18-Sep-09
Helicorp of Melbourne, Australia is the first client to purchase new FASTTrack technology, which will record and transmit bucket and tank activity on its Bell 212 helicopters. This new technology is designed and manufactured by Absolute Fire Solutions (AFS) of Calgary, Canada.
Source: Vertical, 14-Sep-09
SkyTrac Systems is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the AFAC Bushfire CRC Conference on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia from September 22-24, 2009 with Absolute Fire Solutions (AFS).
Source: RotorNews, 28-Aug-09
AFS is pleased to announce that Larry Hindman of Albuquerque, New Mexico will join the team of foresters, former operators, and technicians working to develop and promote the FAST Bucket and line of accessories designed to increase the utility of helicopter firefighting missions.
Source: Vertical, 30-Jun-09