AgustaWestland AW119 Fire Attack System
Simplex Model 323
FAA and EASA STC
The Simplex Aerospace Model 323 Fire Attack aerial firefighting system for the Finmeccanica AW119 Koala helicopter.
The system consists of a belly-mounted tank and a DC electrical hover refill pump and hose. The belly tank is manufactured from high-strenth, low-weight carbon fiberglass material and holds 1,200 liter (317 gallons) of water. Features of the tank include pilot friendly controls, selectable drop patterns, internal foam injection, corrosion resistant surfaces and parts, and rapid installation and removal.
Simplex is the sole manufacturer of firefighting tank technology for the AW119 Koala helicopter.