Firefighting helicopters at John Day, Oregon

July 13, 2019

AS350B3 at John Day, Oregon
Firefighters prepare to depart for a new fire in an Airbus AS350B3 at John Day, Oregon July 13, 2019. Photo by Todd McKinley.

Todd McKinley sent us these excellent photos of helicopters working out of John Day, Oregon yesterday. He said the airport is staying busy with a variety of aircraft available this year.

Thanks Todd!

UH-60a helicopter John Day Oregon
A UH-60A Firehawk helicopter at John Day, Oregon July 13, 2019. Photo by Todd McKinley.
AS350B3 at John Day, Oregon
Airbus AS350B3 at John Day, Oregon July 13, 2019. Photo by Todd McKinley.

 

2 thoughts on “Firefighting helicopters at John Day, Oregon”

  1. Flew DC-10’s but never THAT low except on TO or Lnding! Impressive drop. Always wonder how the wt & bal must effect the trim right after the drop! Not a very good time for a “runaway trim” problem to manifest itself! Yikes awmighty!

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