Georgia-based Helicopter Express chartered Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ expertise in fast response transportation services for an urgent delivery of helicopters to fight the outbreak of wildfires that are plaguing the Chilean countryside.
Helicopter Express, contractors to the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and the Department of Interior (DOI), experts in fire-fighting operations and provide services such as aerial water delivery, prescribed burning, rappelling operations, and personnel delivery. For this contract, they were hired by the Chilean government.
K-MAX 1200 helicopter, a flatbed truck and a trailer. All on-board a single flight as one 25 tonne payload.
The total weight of the payload onboard the An-124-100, which took up the entire floor of the cargo hold, was 25 tonnes.
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