NEXT GENERATION JET AIRTANKER
The BAE 146 is a four engine jet powered, large capacity air tanker for the control of wild fires. Originally built as a passenger airliner, the BAE 146 is extremely fast and capable of carrying over 3000 gallons of fire retardant in its internal tank system.
The BAE 146-200 is a four engine, jet powered large capacity or "heavy" air tanker ideal for the aerial control of wildfires.
The BAE 146-200 is fast, maneuverable and capable of carrying over 3000 gallons of fire retardant. Its tremendous power reserve contributes to an excellent margin of safety during the fire fighting role. Coupled with Air Spray's internal computerized constant/variable flow IRADS tank, the performance of the BAE 146-200 is unsurpassed by any other jet powered air tanker. Other features include: