AFC is based in Adelaide, South Australia, we are a world leader in the manufacture of Helicopter Fire Fighting Buckets.
We can manufacture any volume of bucket from 400 litres (105 USG) up to 20,000 litres (5,264 USG).
AFC’s use of state of the art composite materials, sets us apart from our competitors, allowing us infinite designs to suit any aircraft and operation.
Our Water Hog 10,000 litre (2,641 US Gallon) bucket is the largest multi valve Helicopter Fire Fighting Bucket working in the world, it was designed specifically to meet the clients needs, with on site consultation to ensure it met or exceeded the clients requirements.
The WH 10,000 is being used with the first CH47D Chinook to be released from the US Military to a privately owned helicopter company, based in Billings Montana, USA.
The WH 10,000 can be used in very shallow water, it is set up to support either single or twin 5000 litre (1,316 USG) per minute submersible pumps, to ensure rapid fill times.