Wayne Coulson, Chief Executive Officer of Coulson Aviation attended our Aerial Fire Fighting Europe 2017 to deliver a presentation on his latest aircraft - the Boeing 737-300 Fireliner and to attend the exhibition.
Australian company, Air Affairs was making its first visit to a Tangent Link Aerial Firefighting exhibition. The Melbourne-based company operates 14 Learjets, the largest fleet in the world and a Beech 200. The Learjets primary role is Red Air, acting as an adversary for the air force, for low level strike against Navy ships and target towing for the Defence Forces.
The Aerial Firefighting Force Europe conference and exhibition is taking place at Nîmes-Alès-Camargue-Cévennes Airport with a backdrop of over 30 aircraft. With over 600 attendees from 30 countries, this year’s AFF Europe 2017 is one of Tangent Link’s most successful events to date.
With wildfires breaking out all over Europe this summer, Christian Stylianides, the European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, has had his hand full of late. We appreciate that he found time in his busy schedule to deliver the key-note address. He spoke of his admiration for the work the aerial firefighting community is doing, not just in Europe but around the world.