Bird Dog, Turbo Commander 690
Air Spray Bird Dog Turbo Commander 690 at Red Deer Regional Airport AB.
The Turbo Commander 690 is the ideal aircraft for use in the bird dog role. The Turbo Commander aircraft gives the pilot the performance needed to operate in unison with faster air tankers both in terms of cruising to and working a fire. Additionally, the exceptional visibility characteristics of the Turbo Commander 690 make it the perfect for bird dog operations in even the most severe fire situations.
The 690 was a developtment from the 681 with new wing centre section and engines moved further outboard, two AirResearch TPE331-5-251K turboprops, 79 was built.
Red Deer Regional Airport
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