To share positive stories about our firefighters, whether it’s ground or aerial teams, is never too late. Even if years have passed. Sometimes we don’t realise the impact which fire disasters have on people, and when they tell their stories as they have experienced...
WOF Aviation’s pilots are passionate go-getters. These men and women thrive on helping save lives, properties and the environment. Unfortunately, there are certain unsafe conditions during which aerial firefighting cannot take place… Aerial firefighting pilots...
“The best solution to aerial firefighting is a combination of Air Tractors and helicopters. Together they form a vital tool to the successful suppression of wildfires anywhere in the world,” says Hugo Arceo, International Sales Manager for Air Tractor Europe who...
Nico Heyns was one of our most experienced firefighting pilots with more than fifteen years’ experience in aerial firefighting. He recently returned from leave and was fully competent and fit to fly the Huey Helicopter in terms of CAA regulations.We will forever...
Kishugu Aviation and Working on Fire (WOF) are saddened by the loss of one of their own. Nico Heyns, an aerial firefighting helicopter pilot, died while battling the fire near Vermaaklikheid in the Riversdale area in the Southern Cape on Tuesday morning, 23 October...
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