Meet the aerial angels that helped beat Coolum bushfire

Meet the aerial angels that helped beat Coolum bushfire

ONE of the best tools available to firefighters during the days they spent battling the Coolum bushfire was the aerial assault launched on the fire by reconnaissance and waterbombing aircraft. McDermott Aviation choppers were kept busy over three days trying to get...
McDermott Aviation on Standby for Queensland

McDermott Aviation on Standby for Queensland

TWO of the world’s largest single-engine bushfire fighting helicopters have been brought to Queensland on standby ahead of what is expected to be a high-risk fire season….. read...
McDermott Aviation put to work in Cyclone Debbie Sea Rescue

McDermott Aviation put to work in Cyclone Debbie Sea Rescue

Noosa professional lifeguard Isaac Smith is en route to a rescue at sea off North Queensland. Smith is part of a McDermott Aviation Group team in Bowen as the rescue and recovery operation from Cyclone Debbie gathers pace…...
McDermott Aviation join search for six missing men

McDermott Aviation join search for six missing men

TWO winch-capacity helicopters based at Sunshine Coast Airport have joined the search for six men missing after a fishing vessel capsized and sank north of the Town of 1770 overnight….. read...