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Firefighting aircraft

Firefighting aircraft are regularly overhauled by the Aeronautical Technical Center at the end of each firefighting season. The overhaul works include: 

a) Scheduled maintenance up to and including 72 months inspection NDT inspections (i.a.w. A/C manual), 

b) Unscheduled maintenance (AD, SB, SL, AOM, RO, Alert), 

c) Engine hot section inspection (HSI). 

d) Ramp tests and inspections, 

e) Line maintenance interventions and assistance.​


During the firefighting season, rapid intervention units stand by and are dispatched to air bases when needed. Mobile workshops have been organized in order to provide on-site repair sevices and technical assistance.


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