Fires have been raging in central and southern Chile, fanned by strong winds, hot temperatures, and a prolonged drought. Chile experienced its worst wildfire season in history this summer with over 1,400,000 acres burned since November. Helicopter Express has been on the frontlines of fighting the wildfires–Chileans and Americans flying together as one.
American Journal of Transportation went in depth about our voyage to Chile, as we transported 25 tons in the AN-124 cargo hold to get our helicopters and crew onto the scene.
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