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Apr 21 & 22 / 2021

Miami, FL

Jeffrey Baxter: Speaking at the The Heat and Fire Expo Miami

Jeffrey Baxter

Sr. Director of Research & Development at Erickson Incorporated  -  Erickson, Inc.

Developing an Optionally-Piloted 40,000 Pound Firefighting Drone

Night firefighting is a major key to managing damage due to forest fires. Our approach to aerial firefighting at night is to develop an advanced pilot-optional firefighting system based on our S-64 helicopter using airliner-grade avionics and sensor systems. Come learn about this new technology and how it is being developed at Erickson.