Simplex Aerospace: Aviation Mission Equipment

Founded in 1946, Simplex has built a reputation as the leader in design, manufacturing, and certification of aerial application  systems and mission equipment. Simplex maintains its industry leadership by incorporating the latest technology in the design and manufacturing of systems from high-strength, low-weight composite materials to produce reliable and cost-effective solutions for wildland firefighting, agriculture, electrical utility cleaninghigh rise firefighting, cargo, oil spill response, and controlled burning. Simplex holds over 180 FAA STC, EASA, VSTC, CAA and other international certifications for its systems.


AgustaWestland Philadelphia Delivers 200th AW139

Simplex Aerospace is proud to congratulate AgustaWestland Philadelphia for the recent delivery of their 200th AW139 helicopter. Simplex Aerospace worked closely with AgustaWestland to produce the Fire Attack System Model 326 for the AW139. 


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AH+RT Trains Aviacion Civil Salta Using Simplex Fire Attack

Simplex Aerospace Fire Attack Helicopter Firefighting Water Tank Model 308 Bell 407 Simplex Aerospace Fire Attack Model 308 for the Bell 407

Advanced Helicopter+Rescue Tehniques has wrapped up an aerial wildland firefighting training course with Aviacion Civil Salta. The training was performed in Argentina and provided Simplex Aerospace Fire Attack System training for Model 308 on the Bell 407 as well as Fire Behavior and Fire Tactics training. Click to read full story on

Simplex Aerospace Receives Russian STC on Kamov Ka-32 Fire Attack System

Simplex Aerospace Russian STC'd Fire Attack System for Ka-32 helicopter Simplex Aerospace Fire Attack System model 328 on the Kamov Ka-32.

Portland, Oregon USA - November 19, 2013


     Simplex® Aerospace has received Russian STC on its Fire Attack™ system for the Russian built KA-32 helicopter. The new STC for the Simplex® Aerospace Model 328 Fire Attack™ tank was approved by the Aviation Register of Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC AR) in Russia. The IAC AR had previously approved the Simplex® Aerospace Model 10900-050. The new Simplex® Aerospace Model 328 is a replacement for the older 10900-050. The 10900-50 will be discontinued now that the new STC in place.


      Simplex® Aerospace has been building Fire Attack™ systems for the Russian built helicopter for several years. The original Fire Attack™ system for the KA-32 was primarily installed on helicopters operating in Korea. With the recent success Kamov has experienced selling the KA-32 throughout the world, the new Fire Attack™ system, along with the new STC will make a certified system available to operators worldwide... Read more


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