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Aerial Firefighting Virtual Symposium
October 22, 2020 at 1:00pm ET


Babcock Canada

Babcock provides critical services and technology and support solutions for assets in the defence, emergency services, and civil nuclear domains. Babcock holds civil and defence, fixed and rotary wing, training, and operational aviation expertise and experience across several countries — with a global network to gain cost-efficiencies and performance optimizations. The company has more than 30 years of providing aerial firefighting services, with more than 90 Babcock-owned aircraft in service, while serving on more than 5,000 firefighting missions per year, accounting for more than 15,000 firefighting flight hours per year

Babcock provides a full range of firefighting services and missions, from customizable services to fully integrated turn-key solutions, including: Water-dropping, firefighter transportation, fire pattern mapping, bird-dog aerial coordination operations, real-time imaging for command and control centres, planned incendiary burning, and specialist pilot training. In February 2020, Babcock received Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO) certification from Transport Canada. This includes authorization to perform maintenance on aircraft, avionics, instruments and structures for the CL 215 and CL 415/215T.

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