Ventura County Orders Firehawks To Fight California Wildfires

Credit: Black Hawk: United Rotocraft
United Rotorcraft is to convert two former U.S. Army Sikorsky HH-60L Black Hawks into Firehawk firefighting helicopters for the Ventura County Fire Department (VCFD) in Southern California. Ventura County was devastated by a wildfire in December 2017. The Thomas fire burned more than 280,000 acres...

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