Conair Aerial Firefighting on Display

Conair Aerial Firefighting will have on display a variety of fixed-wing aircraft from their balanced fleet, including Air Attack Bird Dogs, amphibious water bombers; plus both small and large airtankers ( Featured will be the new Dash 8-400AT, the most modern large airtanker on the global market today, produced in Conair’s Abbotsford Hangars. Book a Fireside Chat with Jeff Berry, Director, Business Development and tour Conair’s hangars at 4 pm –

***MUST register for event to sign up for Conair tour.

Bell 407GXi on Display

Bell Textron Canada is offering demonstration flights of both helicopters to qualified operators and fire-agency personnel, immediately following the event. Demo Flights must be coordinated with Bell Flight and approved. For more information contact Lorenz Jessen, Regional Sales Manager Canada, Bell Textron,

(Aircraft are scheduled to be at the airfield on October 26, allowing for the possibility that either helicopter might be needed for operation on that day.)
***MUST register for event to sign up for BELL demo.

Connect and Innovate @ AFF

Why attend? 

Critical business information for aerial firefighting operators and agencies, with an emphasis on the following segments:

  • New products impacting the sector
  • Available support services
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Aircraft innovations
  • Procurement needs
  • Governmental regulations and procedures
  • Opportunities and challenges, domestic and international

Thought Leadership Conference

Thought Leadership for Fixed- and Rotary-Wing Operators
and Fire Agencies

The Aerial Firefighting Conference, presented by WINGS and HELICOPTERS, is a one-day event featuring sector-leading suppliers on hand to display and discuss new technologies and services. The conference also includes a range of case studies and presentations from industry leaders to provide rotary- and fixed-wing operators, as well as their clients, with critical business information about the aerial firefighting sector.