Bell 407 Fire Attack System

Simplex Model 308


Bell 407 fire attak system fire fighting helicopter belly tank Simplex model 308 picture Simplex Aerospace model 308 Fire Attack system for the Bell 407.

The Simplex Aerospace Model 308 Fire Attack aerial firefighting system for the Bell 407.


The system consists of a belly mounted carbon fiberglass tank, which holds 927 liters (245 gallons) of water or 28 liters (7.5 gallons) of foam retardant. Other features of the tank include a hover refill pump with refill rate of 1,060 liters (280 gallons) per minute, corrosion resistant parts, cockpit controlled selectable drop patterns, and rapid installation/removal.


Simplex is the sole manufacturer of firefighting tank technology for the Bell 407.

Bell 407 Fire Attack Brochure
Simplex Aerospace Model 308 aerial firefighting helicopter belly tank
Model 308 Bell 407 Fire Attack Brochure.[...]
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