Conair Avro RJ85 air tanker C-GFVK/Tanker 391 (msn E2268) has returned home to Canada after completing its fire-fighting duties in Australia during the southern summer. She departed Avalon on 12 March, arriving back at Conair’s base at Abbotsford, British Columbia, on 14 March. During her stay, Tanker 391 conducted operations for Vic Emergency, Forest Fire Management Victoria, and CFA (Country Fire Authority) in the state of Victoria, as well as for NSW Rural Fire Service in neighboring New South Wales.
Recent news items on Conair:
- Conair Avro RJ85 tanker to operate in Australia again (2018-08-31)
- Conair Avro RJ85AT air tanker returns to Australia (2017-12-06)
- Conair Avro RJ85AT ferried to Marseilles (2017-06-29)
- Conair Avro RJ85 air tanker to operate in Australia again (2016-12-06)
- Avro RJ85 Air Tanker enters service with Aero-Flite (2014-08-15)