Air Spray Lockheed L-188 Electra at Red Deer Regional Airport, AB
Air Spray presently owns and operates Lockheed L-188 Electra “Longliner” air tankers and Turbo Commander 690 "Bird Dog" aircraft for forest fire control. Air Spray has earned the reputation as a leading heavy air tanker operator and to this end is expert in the maintenance and operation of these large air tankers. Air Spray also owns spare L-188 Electra aircraft, Turbo Commander 690 passenger aircraft, Cessna 340 and Aerostar aircraft for both forest additional fire suppression work, aircraft charter and other specialty air services.
The L-188 Electra is the optimal large capacity or "heavy" air tanker for the control of wild fires. The L-188 Electra is fast, maneuverable and capable of carrying large loads of fire retardant. Additionally, its tremendous power reserve contributes to an excellent margin of safety. Coupled with the computerized constant/variable flow tank, the performance of the L-188 Electra is unsurpassed by any other air tanker.
Red Deer Regional Airport
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