The video below published January 10, 2020 features a helicopter operated by Hevilift that was becoming available to help firefighters in Australia.
The on scene reporter said the helicopter can carry 5,000 liters (1,300 gallons), which is half of the capacity of an Air-Crane helicopter. Large and very large air tankers can carry 3,000 to 19,000 gallons.
The MIL-8 MTV did not extract the UH-1H helicopter that earlier ditched into a lake, as stated in the video. The Royal Navy and Army pulled it out of the water.
Go to Source to read more
Author: Bill Gabbert
The post MIL-8 MTV helicopter filmed in Australia appeared first on Fire Aviation.