Category: Aerial Firefighting

Peak View Bushfire Memorial Poem

On Saturday 23 December 2021 a memorial was held at Peak View for the American air crew of ‘Bomber-134’

The day marked the one-year anniversary since the water bomber flown by Captain Ian McBeth, first officer Paul Hudson and flight engineer Rick DeMorgan Jr crashed while fighting a bushfire at Peak View, north-east of Cooma
The Peak View Bushfire Memorial Poem was written and delivered on the day by Peak View RFS member Ernie Constance.

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Chris Smallhorn Navy Commodore & Commander of Australia’s Fleet Air Arm is new Coulson CEO

In a major win for our aerial firefighting capability, Coulson has attracted Chris Smallhorn to the job of Australian CEO.
Coulson are the global aerial firefighting experts and are doing a fantastic job of knowledge transfer to Australians. Read more about Chris Smallhorn and the expertise he brings to the new role here …

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