AERIAL FIREFIGHTING EUROPE 2017

16 - 17 OCTOBER 2017 - NIMES, FRANCE

CONFERENCE  |  EXHIBITION  |  STATIC DISPLAY  |  AERIAL DEMONSTRATIONS


OFFICIAL SPONSORS in 2017

OFFICIAL PLATINUM SPONSOR

DynCorp International is a leading global services provider offering unique, tailored solutions for an ever-changing world. Built on over seven decades of experience as a trusted partner to commercial, government and military customers, DI provides sophisticated aviation, logistics, training, intelligence and operational solutions wherever we are needed. DynCorp International is headquartered in McLean, Va. For more information, visit our blogs Inside DI or DI at Work or follow DynCorp International on Twitter.


OFFICIAL GOLD SPONSOR

Conair Group Inc. (Conair) is the world’s most experienced specialty aircraft operator delivering a comprehensive range of aerial firefighting, multi-role aircraft and services worldwide. Conair’s expertise is the manufacture and support of modified RJ85 and Q400MR aircraft for use in aerial firefighting and transporting people/cargo in support of emergency response operations. 

Conair is a Canadian company established in 1969 that employs over 300 skilled people.  Conair safely flies 6,000 to 10,000 aerial firefighting flight hours with over 65 aircraft each year. Conair has operations in Canada, USA, France, and Australia. Conair France has supported France’s Sécurité Civile to provide aerial firefighting and emergency response aircraft to the people of France for over 30 years.


OFFICIAL GOLD SPONSOR

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft continues to deliver operational advantages, with more than 175 civil and military customers. Our products and services go beyond our own designed aircraft, with customers ranging from Aircraft and Equipment OEM’s, to operators, MRO’s, repair stations and brokers. We offer a complete range of design, engineering, supply and support solutions for any aircraft type. Current modification solutions include avionics, CRT to LCD replacements, wIFE, video surveillance (cockpit, cabin & cargo), galley and medivac. In addition we can provide tailor made STC, supply and support solutions, all the way up to aircraft upgrades and conversions. www.regional-services.com


OFFICIAL GOLD SPONSOR

Neptune Aviation has been the primary provider of large airtanker services to the Unites States Forest Service for more than 24 years. In 2010, Neptune became the world’s first aerial firefighting company to deploy a British Aerospace built BAE-146-200 regional jet in an airtanker role. The four-engine jet, modified with a 3,000-gallon capacity fire retardant tanking system, represents the first of a new generation of large air tankers and is now part of a fleet of 9. Neptune employs a proficient cadre of A&P Mechanics and FAA Certificated repairmen who maintain the BAE fleet, as well as 5 P2V-5 Neptune air tankers.


OFFICIAL GOLD SPONSOR

017 represents Air Spray’s 50th year of operations protecting our forests. Our service excellence is why we are continually relied upon to ensure protection from wildfires throughout North America.
Air Spray proudly operates a fleet of Airtankers and lead planes, ranging from Single Engine Airtankers, Amphibious Scooping Aaircraft, as well as Heavy Airtankers including the BAE-146-200 Aircraft from our bases in Red Deer, Alberta and Chico, California.

Air Spray has a strong commitment to safety and training. As part of our commitment we have developed a range of Airtanker simulators capable of providing active fire training.


OFFICIAL BRONZE SPONSOR

Viking is a world-class aerospace company and manufacturer of the Twin Otter Series 400, the best-selling 19-passenger turboprop available today. Certified in 2010, to date over 125 aircraft have sold to 29 countries worldwide. 

 

Viking is the OEM for the fleet of de Havilland Canada aircraft, supporting operators with factory parts manufacture, technical & field service support, and warranty administration. 

In October 2016, Viking acquired Bombardier’s Amphibious Aircraft program, transferring the Type Certificates of the CL-415 water bomber and its CL-215 / CL-215T predecessors to Viking, along with responsibility for product support for the fleet of in-service water bombers worldwide. www.vikingair.com


OFFICIAL SILVER SPONSOR

Since 1996, Air Tractor Europe S.L. is appointed as exclusive dealer of the American aircraft manufacturer Air Tractor Inc. for Europe, North Africa and Middle East. We are the largest Air Tractor distributor outside United States. Air Tractor Europe has a great structure to provide full services for aerial operations, consultancy, sale, maintenance, training and certification.

 

1. SUPPLY OF PLANES AND SPARE PARTS

2. EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION

3. PILOT AN MAINTENANCE TRAINING

4. MAINTENANCE AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT

5. CONSULTANCY ON FIRE FIGHTING AND AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS


OFFICIAL BRONZE SPONSOR

For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering support.

 

Underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, infrastructure management, and specialist training, we help customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the key market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear.

 


OFFICIAL BRONZE SPONSOR

Coulson Aviation is a leading provider of both aerial fire suppression aircraft and equipment. Coulson Aviation is a privately owned family company with operating companies in Canada, The United States and Australia. The company has over 130,000 safe flight hours and has been in the aviation business over 30 years operating a diverse fleet of fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft. 


OFFICIAL SPONSOR

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners
from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, and is one of the world’s leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most
efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.


FACILITY TOUR SPONSOR

Sabena technics is a French leading independent provider of maintenance (MRO) and modification services to civil and military aircraft operators.

 

The Group employs over 2,200 persons across 15 sites worldwide and offers a broad range of solutions: Airframe, CAMO, Component, Engineering, Painting, Supply-Chain and Training based on the basic principle of meeting its customers' requirements. Sabena technics boasts extensive capabilities across an array of aircraft from regional aircraft types such as ATR and Embraer through to narrow and wide bodies, from the Airbus and Boeing families, as well as C-130, KC-135, Canadair water bombers, helicopters, etc.