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NSW lightning strike fires.

Old 13th Jan 2007, 22:35
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Devil NSW lightning strike fires.

For who ever it was that left the garbled message on the mobile, this is the best update I could get. Losts of work for both rotary and fixed wing. Most of the work is associated with lightning strikes on friday afternoon/night.

The Eye.

BOBUNDRA BUSH
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: CH54B
Location: JINDABYNE AIRSTRIP Callsign: HELITACK 720
Task: Bomb Registration: N720HT
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 8:30:00 AM

BOBUNDRA BUSH
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 206L3
Location: JINDABYNE AIRSTRIP Callsign: FIREBIRD 277
Task: AA Registration: SHK
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 8:30:00 AM

Goonoo CCA
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 206 BIII JETRANGER
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: FIREBIRD 269
Task: ReCon/Bomb Registration: JAK
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 12/01/2007 5:00:00 PM

Goonoo CCA
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: DROMADER M18A TURBINE
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 295
Task: ReCon/Bomb Registration: TZJ
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 12/01/2007 5:00:00 PM

Tom Grogggin
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: BELL UH-1H
Location: JINDABYNE Callsign: HELITACK 272
Task: Bomb Registration: LUE
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 9:09:00 AM

Tim Groggin
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: BK117 B2
Location: JINDABYNE Callsign: HELITACK 338
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: JGO
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 9:16:00 AM

Tom Groggin
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: AIR TRACTOR AT802-67
Location: JINDABYNE Callsign: BOMBER 719
Task: Bomb Registration: SDJ
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 9:44:00 AM

Tom Groggin
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: DROMADER M18B TURBINE
Location: JINDABYNE Callsign: BOMBER 226
Task: Bomb Registration: TGY
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 9:50:00 AM

Tom Groggin
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: AT802F
Location: JINDABYNE Callsign: BOMBER 221
Task: Bomb Registration: LIR
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 9:54:00 AM

Goonoo CCA
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: AYRES TURBINE THRUSH S2R
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 730
Task: ReCon/Bomb Registration: ZEN
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 2:15:00 PM

Goonoo CCA
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: DROMADER M18B TPE 331-11U
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 729
Task: ReCon/Bomb Registration: PJJ
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 2:15:00 PM

Brogo
District: FAR SOUTH COAST TEAM Aircraft Type: BELL 206 B3
Location: NAROOMA Callsign: PARKAIR 3
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: AGL
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 2:30:00 PM

BROGO COMPLEX
District: BEGA VALLEY FCC Aircraft Type: DROMADER (TURBINE)
Location: COOMA Airport Callsign: BOMBER 731
Task: Bomb Registration: PMR
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 14/01/2007 9:40:00 AM

Warrigal
District: FAR SOUTH COAST TEAM Aircraft Type: Bell UH-1H
Location: NAROOMA Callsign: HELITAK 271
Task: Bomb Registration: HUE
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 2:30:00 PM

Warrigal
District: FAR SOUTH COAST TEAM Aircraft Type: Bell 212
Location: NAROOMA Callsign: HELITACK 273
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: C-GSGT
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 4:07:00 PM

GOONOO FROST ROAD
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: AS 350 BA
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: FIREBIRD 287
Task: Bomb Registration: BUK
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 14/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

TRANSPORT
District: REGION EAST HO - HEADQUARTERS Aircraft Type: B KING AIR 200
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign:
Task: Trans Registration: ZEK
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 14/01/2007 9:30:00 AM

GOONOO FROST ROAD
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: AS350B
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: FIREBIRD 271
Task: Bomb Registration: ENC
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 14/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

GOONOO FROST ROAD
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: SQUIRREL EUROCOPTER AS350 (w. XTML 5000 Motorola)
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: FIREBIRD 258
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: LZH
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 14/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

Warrigal
District: FAR SOUTH COAST TEAM Aircraft Type: BK 117B2
Location: NAROOMA Callsign: HELITACK 227
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: BKE
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 14/01/2007 9:00:00 AM

Section 44 Linescans
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: BEECH SUPER KING AIR B200T
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: FIRESCAN
Task: ReCon Registration: LAB
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 14/01/2007 10:00:00 AM

ULUNGRA
District: CASTLEREAGH ZONE Aircraft Type: AT 802
Location: GILGANDRA Callsign: BOMBER 220
Task: Bomb Registration: PCD
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 14/01/2007 10:00:00 AM

BROGO COMPLEX
District: BEGA VALLEY FCC Aircraft Type: AT502B
Location: COOMA Airport Callsign: BOMBER 240
Task: Bomb Registration: HGV
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 14/01/2007 9:40:00 AM

BROGO COMPLEX
District: BEGA VALLEY FCC Aircraft Type: AT502B
Location: COOMA Airport Callsign: BOMBER 248
Task: Bomb Registration: FNL
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 14/01/2007 9:40:00 AM

STANDBY
District: REGION NORTH HO - GRAFTON Aircraft Type: BELL 206L- I
Location: ARMIDALE Airport Callsign: FIREBIRD 601
Task: Registration: KSV
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 14/01/2007 10:00:00 AM

STANDBY
District: REGION EAST HO - HEADQUARTERS Aircraft Type: BELL 214B
Location: BANKSTOWN Airport Callsign: HELITACK 402
Task: Registration: N49732
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 26/12/2006 8:00:00 AM

STANDBY
District: REGION SOUTH HO -BATEMANS BAY Aircraft Type: AIR TRACTOR AT-802
Location: WAGGA WAGGA AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 288
Task: Registration: AQB
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed:

STANDBY
District: REGION EAST HO - HEADQUARTERS Aircraft Type: AT 802
Location: COWRA AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 223
Task: STANDBY Registration: CVF
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 9/01/2007 10:00:00 AM

DSE Victoria
District: REGION EAST HO - HEADQUARTERS Aircraft Type: KMAX K-1200
Location: BANKSTOWN Airport Callsign: HELITACK 269
Task: Bomb Registration: N267KA
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed:

Standby
District: REGION SOUTH HO -BATEMANS BAY Aircraft Type: AT502B
Location: FINLEY Callsign: BOMBER 250
Task: Bomb Registration: FNX
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed:

Standby
District: REGION SOUTH HO -BATEMANS BAY Aircraft Type: AT502B
Location: WAGGA WAGGA AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 249
Task: Bomb Registration: RFM
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed:

Elderslie Radio Tower
District: SINGLETON FCC Aircraft Type: BELL UH-1H
Location: ELDERSLIE Callsign: HELITACK 422
Task: Bomb Registration: UEE
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 13/01/2007 11:00:00 AM

ULUNGRA
District: CASTLEREAGH ZONE Aircraft Type: M18 DROMADER
Location: GILGANDRA Callsign: BOMBER 724
Task: Bomb Registration: CUZ
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 13/01/2007 10:00:00 AM

Castlereagh Zone RECON
District: CASTLEREAGH ZONE Aircraft Type: BELL 206B JETRANGER
Location: COONABARABRAN AIRPORT Callsign: FIREBIRD 230
Task: ReCon/Bomb Registration: CHO
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 13/01/2007 10:00:00 AM

Bombala
District: MONARO TEAM Aircraft Type: BELL 206BIII
Location: BOMBALA Callsign: FIREBIRD 240
Task: ReCon Registration: SLT
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed:

STANDBY
District: REGION SOUTH HO -BATEMANS BAY Aircraft Type: M18A DROMADER
Location: COOTAMUNDRA Airfield Callsign: BOMBER 212
Task: STANDBY Registration: OOW
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 12/01/2007 2:00:00 PM

STANDBY
District: REGION WEST HO - YOUNG Aircraft Type: AYRES TURBINE THRUSH S2R
Location: ORANGE AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 730
Task: Registration: ZEN
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 12/01/2007 2:00:00 PM

Bombala
District: MONARO TEAM Aircraft Type: AIR TRACTOR AT802-67
Location: DELEGATE AIRSTRIP Callsign: BOMBER 719
Task: Bomb Registration: SDJ
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed:

STANDBY
District: REGION SOUTH HO -BATEMANS BAY Aircraft Type: PARTENAVIA PN68B
Location: Canberra Airport Callsign: FIRESPOTTER 272
Task: Registration: IYF
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 12/01/2007 3:00:00 PM

VICTORIA
District: REGION EAST HO - HEADQUARTERS Aircraft Type: CESSNA 525 CITATION
Location: BANKSTOWN Airport Callsign:
Task: Trans Registration: KXL
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 13/01/2007 7:00:00 AM

Kosciuszko/Bobundara NPWS fires
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: AS350 BA
Location: JINDABYNE AIRSTRIP Callsign: FIREBIRD 250
Task: ReCon/Bomb Registration: PTH
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 13/01/2007 7:00:00 AM

Kosciusko/Bobundara
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 206 JETRANGER
Location: JINDABYNE AIRSTRIP Callsign: FIREBIRD 292
Task: Bomb Registration: HWS
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 14/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

Goonoo CCA
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: AT 802
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 277
Task: Bomb Registration: XAW
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed:

Goonoo CCA
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: AYRES THRUSH S2R-G10
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 299
Task: Bomb Registration: NFL
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 12/01/2007 5:00:00 PM

Brogo
District: FAR SOUTH COAST TEAM Aircraft Type: BK117 B2
Location: NAROOMA Callsign: HELITACK 220
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: HYI
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 13/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

Brogo
District: FAR SOUTH COAST TEAM Aircraft Type: BK117
Location: NAROOMA Callsign: HELITACK 267
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: HYE
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 13/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

BURRAGORANG
District: WOLLONDILLY FCC Aircraft Type: KAWASAKI BK 117 (CONTRACT)
Location: NATTAI Helipad Callsign: HELITACK 225
Task: Bomb Registration: FHB
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 13/01/2007 12:30:00 PM

Wollemi 7.1.07
District: CUDGEGONG FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 204 UH-1B HUEY
Location: CUDGEGONG Callsign: HELITACK 276
Task: Bomb Registration: UHF
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 13/01/2007 9:00:00 AM

Wollemi 7.1.07
District: CUDGEGONG FCC Aircraft Type: 2170
Location: CUDGEGONG Callsign: PARKAIR 1
Task: ReCon/Trans/AA Registration: NPS
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 13/01/2007 12:00:00 PM

Brogo
District: FAR SOUTH COAST TEAM Aircraft Type: BO 105 LS
Location: NAROOMA Callsign: FIREBIRD 222
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: MAT
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 13/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

Kosciuszko/Bobundara NPWS fires
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: EC145
Location: JINDABYNE AIRSTRIP Callsign: HELITACK 294
Task: Bomb Registration: TNG
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 12/01/2007 2:30:00 PM

Colo Heights
District: HAWKESBURY FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 407
Location: COLO HEIGHTS NPWS DEPOT Callsign: FIREBIRD 293
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: NSH
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 14/01/2007 9:30:00 AM

Tambo Creek
District: BLUE MOUNTAINS FCC Aircraft Type: AS350B
Location: BLACKHEATH NPWS Callsign: FIREBIRD 244
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: JVC
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed:

Kanangra
District: WOLLONDILLY FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 205A-1
Location: KANANGRA Callsign: HELITACK 282
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: AWU
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 13/01/2006 2:00:00 PM

Devils Hole
District: HAWKESBURY FCC Aircraft Type: AS350B
Location: BULGA NPWS Callsign: FIREBIRD 243
Task: ReCon/Bomb Registration: JWD
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 13/01/2007 5:00:00 PM

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Old 20th Jan 2007, 10:00
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Wonder if you can give us an update of who's where in NSW at the moment. Seems to be plenty of action up there at the moment as there is in Vic.
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Old 20th Jan 2007, 11:02
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Bombala
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 206BIII
Location: BOMBALA Callsign: FIREBIRD 240
Task: ReCon Registration: SLT
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed:

Goonoo CCA
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: DROMADER M18A TURBINE
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 295
Task: ReCon/Bomb Registration: TZJ
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 12/01/2007 5:00:00 PM

Tom Groggin
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: AIR TRACTOR AT802-67
Location: JINDABYNE Callsign: BOMBER 719
Task: Bomb Registration: SDJ
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 9:44:00 AM

Tom Groggin
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: DROMADER M18B TURBINE
Location: JINDABYNE Callsign: BOMBER 226
Task: Bomb Registration: TGY
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 9:50:00 AM

Tom Groggin
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: AT802F
Location: JINDABYNE Callsign: BOMBER 221
Task: Bomb Registration: LIR
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 9:54:00 AM

Goonoo CCA
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: AYRES TURBINE THRUSH S2R
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 730
Task: ReCon/Bomb Registration: ZEN
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 2:15:00 PM

Goonoo CCA
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: DROMADER M18B TPE 331-11U
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 729
Task: ReCon/Bomb Registration: PJJ
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 2:15:00 PM

Brogo
District: BEGA VALLEY FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 206 B3
Location: BEGA Callsign: PARKAIR 3
Task: Trans/Bomb/Inc Registration: AGL
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 2:30:00 PM

Warrigal
District: BEGA VALLEY FCC Aircraft Type: Bell 212
Location: BEGA Callsign: HELITACK 273
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: C-GSGT
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 4:07:00 PM

GOONOO FROST ROAD
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: AS 350 BA
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: FIREBIRD 287
Task: Bomb Registration: BUK
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 14/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

GOONOO FROST ROAD
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: SQUIRREL EUROCOPTER AS350 (w. XTML 5000 Motorola)
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: FIREBIRD 258
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: LZH
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 14/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

BROGO COMPLEX
District: BEGA VALLEY FCC Aircraft Type: AT502B
Location: COOMA Airport Callsign: BOMBER 248
Task: Bomb Registration: FNL
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 14/01/2007 9:40:00 AM

GOONOO FROST ROAD
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: CESSNA 182Q
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: FIRESPOTTER 269
Task: AA Registration: RWK
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 15/01/2007 6:00:00 AM

GOONOO FROST ROAD
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: BELL UH-1H
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: HELITACK 422
Task: Bomb Registration: UEE
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 15/01/2007 6:00:00 AM

Brogo complex
District: BEGA VALLEY FCC Aircraft Type: BK117 B2
Location: BEGA Callsign: HELITACK 338
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: JGO
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 13/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

Tom Groggin Complex
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: AS 350B2 SQUIRREL
Location: JINDABYNE Callsign: FIREBIRD 469
Task: ReCon/Bomb Registration: PIH
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 17/01/2007 6:00:00 AM

Brogo complex
District: BEGA VALLEY FCC Aircraft Type: DROMADER (TURBINE)
Location: COOMA Airport Callsign: BOMBER 731
Task: Bomb Registration: PMR
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 14/01/2007 9:40:00 AM

BROGO COMPLEX
District: BEGA VALLEY FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 206L LONGRANGER
Location: NAROOMA Callsign: FIREBIRD 279
Task: ReCon Registration: SHH
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 17/01/2007 5:00:00 PM

BROGO COMPLEX
District: BEGA VALLEY FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 407
Location: NAROOMA Callsign: FIREBIRD 293
Task: ReCon/Trans/Bomb/AA Registration: NSH
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 18/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

Tom Groggin Complex
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: AS350B
Location: JINDABYNE Callsign: FIREBIRD 244
Task: ReCon/Bomb Registration: JVC
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 17/01/2007 6:00:00 AM

Tom Groggin Complex
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: KMAX K-1200
Location: JINDABYNE AIRSTRIP Callsign: HELITACK 269
Task: Bomb Registration: N267KA
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed:

Tom Groggin Complex
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: KAWASAKI BK 117 (CONTRACT)
Location: JINDABYNE AIRSTRIP Callsign: HELITACK 225
Task: Bomb Registration: FHB
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed:

GOONOO FROST ROAD
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: B 206B
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: FIREBIRD 290
Task: ReCon/Inc Registration: RMJ
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 19/01/2007 12:00:00 PM

GOONOO FROST ROAD
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 206B JETRANGER
Location: COONABARABRAN AIRPORT Callsign: FIREBIRD 230
Task: ReCon/Bomb Registration: CHO
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 20/01/2007 9:00:00 AM

Kosciuszko/Bobundara NPWS fires
District: TUMBARUMBA FCC Aircraft Type: B206L3 Longranger
Location: TUMUT AIRPORT Callsign: FIREBIRD 260
Task: ReCon Registration: MJO
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 20/01/2007 8:30:00 AM

Kosciuszko/Bobundara NPWS fires
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: ERICKSON AIR-CRANE S64E
Location: JINDABYNE AIRSTRIP Callsign: HELITACK 746
Task: Bomb Registration: N194AC
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 19/01/2007 4:00:00 PM

Kosciuszko/Bobundara NPWS fires
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 206L1
Location: JINDABYNE AIRSTRIP Callsign: FIREBIRD 767
Task: AA Registration: WLI
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed: 19/01/2007 4:00:00 PM

Goonoo Frost Rd
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: B204 TH-IF MEDIIUM
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: HELITACK 498
Task: Bomb Registration: LIQ
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed:

BROGO COMPLEX
District: BEGA VALLEY FCC Aircraft Type: BELL UH-1H
Location: Warrigal Air Base Callsign: HELITACK 272
Task: Bomb Registration: LUE
Tasking Agency: S44 Deployed:

STANDBY
District: REGION SOUTH HO -BATEMANS BAY Aircraft Type: AIR TRACTOR AT-802
Location: WAGGA WAGGA AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 288
Task: Registration: AQB
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed:

BALLENGARRY
District: HASTINGS FCC Aircraft Type: AS350BA
Location: BALLENGARRA Callsign: FIREBIRD 424
Task: Bomb Registration: WEB
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed:

STANDBY
District: REGION EAST HO - HEADQUARTERS Aircraft Type: BELL 205A-1
Location: PALM GROVE Callsign: HELITACK 282
Task: Bomb Registration: AWU
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed:

Standby
District: REGION SOUTH HO -BATEMANS BAY Aircraft Type: AT 802
Location: COWRA AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 223
Task: Bomb Registration: CVF
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed:

STANDBY
District: REGION WEST HO - YOUNG Aircraft Type: M18 DROMADER
Location: ORANGE AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 724
Task: Registration: CUZ
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 20/01/2007 10:00:00 AM

STANDBY
District: REGION WEST HO - YOUNG Aircraft Type: DROMADER M18B TPE 331-11U
Location: ORANGE AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 720
Task: Registration: FOZ
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 20/01/2007 10:00:00 AM

THORNTONS BLUFF
District: TAMWORTH FCC Aircraft Type: AT 802
Location: TAMWORTH CITY AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 220
Task: Bomb Registration: PCD
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 20/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

THORNTONS BLUFF
District: TAMWORTH FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 206
Location: WOOLOMIN Callsign: FIREBIRD 631
Task: ReCon/AA Registration: UTS
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 20/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

STANDBY Air Attack
District: REGION EAST HO - HEADQUARTERS Aircraft Type: AS350 BA
Location: BANKSTOWN Airport Callsign: FIREBIRD 250
Task: ReCon/AA Registration: PTH
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 20/01/2007 10:00:00 AM

THORNTONS BLUFF
District: TAMWORTH FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 206L- I
Location: WOOLOMIN Callsign: FIREBIRD 601
Task: ReCon/Bomb Registration: KSV
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 18/01/2007 2:30:00 PM

THORNTONS BLUFF
District: TAMWORTH FCC Aircraft Type: AT502
Location: TAMWORTH CITY AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 230
Task: Bomb Registration: YAC
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed:

THORNTONS BLUFF
District: TAMWORTH FCC Aircraft Type: Bell 206L-1 Long Ranger
Location: WOOLOMIN Callsign: FIREBIRD 211
Task: ReCon/Bomb Registration: FHS
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed: 18/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

THORNTONS BLUFF
District: TAMWORTH FCC Aircraft Type: AT502B
Location: TAMWORTH CITY AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 249
Task: Bomb Registration: RFM
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed:

Recon
District: WOLLONDILLY FCC Aircraft Type: Cessna 182T
Location: YERRANDERIE Callsign: FIRESPOTTER 268
Task: ReCon Registration: BMX
Tasking Agency: RFS Deployed:

Brogo
District: BEGA VALLEY FCC Aircraft Type: BO 105 LS
Location: BEGA Callsign: FIREBIRD 222
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: MAT
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 13/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

Brogo
District: BEGA VALLEY FCC Aircraft Type: BK117 B2
Location: BEGA Callsign: HELITACK 220
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: HYI
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 13/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

Brogo
District: BEGA VALLEY FCC Aircraft Type: BK117
Location: BEGA Callsign: HELITACK 267
Task: Trans/Bomb Registration: HYE
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 13/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

Kosciusko/Bobundara
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 206 JETRANGER
Location: JINDABYNE AIRSTRIP Callsign: FIREBIRD 292
Task: Bomb Registration: HWS
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 14/01/2007 8:00:00 AM

Goonoo CCA
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: AT 802
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 277
Task: Bomb Registration: XAW
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed:

Goonoo CCA
District: DUBBO FCC Aircraft Type: AYRES THRUSH S2R-G10
Location: DUBBO AIRPORT Callsign: BOMBER 299
Task: Bomb Registration: NFL
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 12/01/2007 5:00:00 PM

Mt Gang Gang
District: CUDGEGONG FCC Aircraft Type: BELL 206 BIII JETRANGER
Location: RYLSTONE NPWS DEPOT Callsign: FIREBIRD 275
Task: ReCon/Trans/Bomb Registration: JAO
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 19/01/2007 9:00:00 AM

Blue Mountains Region Recon
District: BLUE MOUNTAINS FCC Aircraft Type: PARTENAVIA P68B
Location: BLUE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK Callsign: FIRESPOTTER 279
Task: ReCon Registration: FAZ
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 20/01/2007 12:00:00 PM

Kanangra
District: BLUE MOUNTAINS FCC Aircraft Type: 2170
Location: BLACKHEATH NPWS Callsign: PARKAIR 1
Task: ReCon/Trans Registration: NPS
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed:

Kosciuszko/Bobundara NPWS fires
District: SNOWY RIVER FCC Aircraft Type: EC145
Location: JINDABYNE AIRSTRIP Callsign: HELITACK 294
Task: Bomb Registration: TNG
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 12/01/2007 2:30:00 PM

Bents Basin
District: PENRITH FCC Aircraft Type: AS350BA
Location: BENTS BASIN Callsign: FIREBIRD 234
Task: Bomb Registration: RTV
Tasking Agency: NP Deployed: 20/01/2007 6:15:00 PM

STANDBY
District: BATHURST REGIONAL FCC Aircraft Type: AS350 BA
Location: BATHURST SF Callsign: FIREBIRD 250
Task: STANDBY Registration: PTH
Tasking Agency: SF Deployed: 22/01/2007 10:00:00 AM

RECON ForestsNSW Bathurst
District: BATHURST REGIONAL FCC Aircraft Type: CESSNA 182
Location: BATHURST SF Callsign: FIRESPOTTER 211
Task: ReCon Registration: EIP
Tasking Agency: SF Deployed: 20/01/2007 10:00:00 AM
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Old 20th Jan 2007, 11:20
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NSW aviation brief/update this evening for flying staff.

TOTAL FIRE BAN IN FORCE IN GREATER SYDNEY & GREATER HUNTER FROM 0001HRS 2359HRS 21/01/07


NPWS are managing 2 x Medium helicopter and 2 x Light helicopters at fires around Colo Heights/Blue Mtns/Oberon/Wollemi/Warragamba areas.


Reconnaissance:

A Greater Sydney reconnaissance flight will be conducted tomorrow.

REGION WEST



Fire Name:

Goonoo Frost Fire Class 3 - declared S44 1900 hrs 12/1/07.


Fire Status:

Being Controlled


Fire Size:

24650 Ha



Resources: (Dubbo side)
5 x Fixed wing bombers

2 x Medium helicopters
3 x Light helicopters

1 x Light fixed wing
1 x Mobile retardant trailer
1 x Bulk Jet A1 tanker
1 x Air Operations Manager
1 x Aircraft Officer
2 x Air Attack Supervisors.



Resources: (Coonabarabran side)
1 x Light helicopter.


Airbase Location(s)
The airbase is established at Dubbo airport.



Fire Activity Summary:

Extreme weather conditions today have tested control lines with several small spot overs occurring but were quickly contained by crews on the scene. Further work is being undertaken overnight to strengthen containment lines in those areas. Further patrolling and mopping up work on the 131 km fire perimeter will been undertaken




REGION WEST

Forbes

A fast running grass fire at Forbes this afternoon saw 1 x fixed wing bomber tasked. The fire has been contained.


REGION SOUTH
Fire Name:

Snowy River Class 3 - declared S44 2100 hrs 12/1/07.



Fire Status:

Hermit Mt Being Controlled

Bobundra Bush Patrol.
Fire Size:

Hermit Mt 4601 Ha

Bobundra Bush 2500 Ha.

Resoucres:
1 x Heavy helicopter
3 x Medium helicopters
5 x Light helicopters
5 x Fixed wing bombers.
1 x Mobile retardant trailer
2 x Bulk Jet A1 tankers
1 x Air Operations Manager
1 x Aircraft Officer
2 x Air Attack Supervisors

1 x Forward Communications Bus (FCU)

2 x Aviation Radio Operators



Airbase Location(s)
Aircraft are working out of Khancoban, Jindabyne and Cooma airstrips.



Fire Activity Summary:

Hermit Mt Windy and dry conditions have resulted in increased activity along the fire edge. There is one spotover to the north which is currently being contained. Windy dry conditions are expected to continue throughout the night.

Bobundra Bush Daily patrol being undertaken with additional patrols as weather dictates.


REGION SOUTH



Fire Name:

Bega Valley S44 - 2 separate fires in the Wodbilliga Nature reserve.


Fire Status:

Being Controlled


Fire Size:

3845Ha


Resources:

5 x Medium helicopters
4 x Light helicopters
2 x Fixed wing bombers

1 x 20.000 Ltr Jet A1 Skid Tank
1 x Air Operations Manager

1 x Aircraft Officer
1 x Air Attack Supervisor



Airbase Location(s)
Fixed wing bombers are operating out of Cooma airbase. Helicopters are operating out of

Warrigal helibase.

Fire Activity Summary:

Recent weather conditions have resulted in little increase in fire area

RAFT crews are continuing direct attack and mop up operations supported by helicopter water bombing.


REGION NORTH
Fire Name:

Thorntons Bluff Class 2.



Fire Status:

Going


Fire Size:

120 Ha


Resoucres:
3 x Light helicopters
3 x Fixed wing bombers.
1 x Air Attack Supervisor

Airbase Location(s)
Nundle and Tamworth airport.

Fire Activity Summary:

Crews have held fire to the SE. Fire along Big Rossa Mountain still burning to the W and fire to the NE still burning out of containment lines.

REGION NORTH

Fire Name:

Scrubby Creek Road Class 2.



Fire Status:

Going


Fire Size:

150 Ha


Resoucres:
1 x Light helicopters



Helibase Location(s)
Hastings FCC.



Fire Activity Summary:

Fire started at 12.22 today with backburning to occur along containment lines, weather permitting


STANDBY AIRCRAFT FOR 21 JAN 2007

The following aircraft have been placed on standby:

Sydney 1 x Heavy helicopter

2 x Medium helicopters

2 x Light helicopters

2 x Jet A1 tankers

Central Coast - 1 x Medium helicopter

Orange - 2 x Fixed wing bombers

Cowra - 1 x Fixed wing bomber

Wagga Wagga - 1 x Fixed wing bomber


Additionally the Crane's swapped over this morning with the Sydney machine
returning to cover Sydney tomorrow.


Getting sufficient ground crew is becoming a problem. Tomorrow is looking hairy with wind and high temps.

The eye.
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Old 20th Jan 2007, 14:05
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Getting sufficient ground crew is becoming a problem.
Catseye - Is this reference to firefighters on the ground, or helicopter support ground crew?

If the latter, I may be able to help. Have experience & DG licence.
Available immediately. Have swag, will travel. PM'd you my phone number.
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