Fri, Jul 25, 2003
HAI Working To Help...
The National Interagency Fire Center
(NIFC) in Boise, Idaho has asked Helicopter Association
International President, Roy Resavage to assist in locating
additional aircraft and fuel-servicing vehicles for fire
suppression activities across the western United States.
Specifically, the U.S. Forest Service and other Federal Agencies
located at NIFC are in need of additional Type I and Type II
standard category helicopters to combat increased fire activity.
Helicopter operators currently under contract to the federal
government are asked to reevaluate their aircraft inventory to
assess the availability of additional aircraft for firefighting
Operators must be in full compliance with government
regulations for safety and maintenance and must possess
experience and aerial firefighting experience.
A solicitation has been
posted on the NIFC website and may be viewed at www.nifc.gov/contracting.
Interested individuals/companies should immediately contact Mr.
Frank Gomez by facsimile at 208-387-5384 or by phone at
208-387-5347. A listing of available aircraft by make, model, and
registration number with a brief explanation of previous aerial
wildfire suppression experience is required.
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