VH-AWU (B718) Air Tractor AT802F - 67F

Air Tractor Aerial Fire Fighting aircraft used for water bombing wildfires

VH-AWU Bomber 718 is a 2009 model AT802F - 67F (1600HP) aircraft, and is the land plane that can be converted to the FireBoss.

Equiped with onboard GEL mixing capabilities the aircraft is capable of carrying and mixing GEL in flight removing the logistical problems associated with ground based mixing units especially with remote initial attack operations.

Aircraft equipement includes 2 Garmin IFR GPS's, Auto pilot, fuel ferry kit and dual seat configuration enabeling the aircraft beter deploy to any location and at anytime to support fire Agency requirements.

 

Specifications:

  • Crew: One pilot + one passenger
  • Engine Type: Pratt & Whitney PT6A-67F
  • Engine S.H.P: 1,600 @ 1,700 RPM
  • Cruise Speed: 221 mph (356 kph)
  • Working Speed (Typical): 120-125 mph (193-201 kph)
  • Cruise Speed Loaded: 175 knots
  • Drop Speed: 105 knots
  • Rate of Climb: 850 fpm @ 16,000 lbs (7,257 kg)
  • Take-Off Weight: 16,000 lbs (7,257 kg)
  • Hopper Capacity: 820 U.S gal (3104 litres)
  • Fuel Capacity: 380 U.S gal (1438 litres)