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San Diego Fire Dept to buy S70i

San Diego Fire Dept to buy S70i

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Company, received notice that the City of San Diego intends to award a contract for one S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopter in a baseline configuration. The San Diego City Council voted last Wednesday, December 13, 2017 to approve the purchase. Rendering of the Firehawk™ that will provide the City of… Read more »

Source: Lockheed Martin, 20-Dec-17

City, County of San Diego reach nighttime helicopter agreement

City, County of San Diego reach nighttime helicopter agreement

The city of San Diego will let its two firefighting helicopters make nighttime water drops on wildfires outside city limits under an agreement with the county, Mayor Kevin Faulconer and other officials announced Tuesday. The city’s choppers are the only ones in the region that can make nighttime drops. The deal makes them available for… Read more »

Source: SDFD, 18-Dec-14

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San Diego County leases 4th firefighting helicopter

San Diego County leases 4th firefighting helicopter

San Diego County officials added some “aerial muscle” to wildfire preparedness by leasing a fourth firefighting helicopter, but warned that the worst of fire season is still to come. See Full Story

Source: Times Of San Diego, 09-Sep-14

Leading Edge Provides Initial NVG Training to San Diego FD

Leading Edge Provides Initial NVG Training to San Diego FD

Leading Edge Aviation (LEA), a Bend, Oregon, based company, has just completed Initial Night Vision Goggle training for the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Department’s Air Operations Division. In early 2013, Leading Edge joined Night Flight Concepts as a training partner. Leading Edge holds 141 approved courses for Initial, Recurrent, and Instructor NVG Training. LEA… Read more »

Source: Leading Edge Aviation, 06-Nov-13