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Wisk Air Helicopters adds new Bell 412 to its fleet

April 27, 2015  By tbnewswatch.com

April 27, 2015, Thunder Bay, Ont. - Four million dollars will buy a pretty impressive helicopter these days. Wisk Air Helicopters is hoping their new Bell 412 helicopter, one of just 12 in Canada, can play a vital role in opening up the Ring of Fire.

The Northern Ontario company, which unveiled the aircraft on Friday afternoon at its Thunder Bay International Airport headquarters, intend to use the helicopter for firefighting, supporting essential hydro services and first response.

“It is huge investment for Wisk Air, and this helicopter will support both regional business needs and essential services related to community safety, emergency response, fire suppression, and power line construction/maintenance,” said Wisk Air Helicopters president Mark Wiskemann, in a release issued by the company. | READ MORE


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