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Heli-Expo 2017: Columbia's CH-47D ready for the fire (video)

13th March 2017 - 15:15 by Helen Haxell in Dallas

Columbia Helicopters' CH-47D has entered its second season as a firefighting aircraft. Procured through a US military sales programme, the heavy-lift helicopter has a 12,729l tank capacity for retaining water for its missions.

Shephard speaks with Columbia Helicopters about the aircraft's technological readiness for firefighting operations.

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