Aero-Flite is one of the most experienced aerial firefighting companies in the US, delivering an extensive range of next-generation fire control aircraft and services to a variety of national customers. We continually strive to maintain our family values, core operating principals, and quality of service to our land management partners. Our dedication to service excellence makes us an industry leader.
We have over 57 years of fire management experience in aerial forest fire fighting, employing more than 170 skilled individuals with a fleet of 11 aircraft. Aero-Flite has grown from flying converted military planes to operating modern, purpose-built and engineered firefighting aircraft. Our RJ85s land based tankers have proven to be an efficient, fast, and reliable retardant delivery aircraft. Our CL-415s are capable of reloading from many water sources, delivering a large volume of water in a short period of time. Both of these specialty aircraft were chosen specifically for their firefighting capability in support of wildland fire management and ground fire-fighters.
We are guided by the following principals:
- Safety – refining our practices, supporting each other
- Service – exceeding customer expectations
- Integrity – committing to transparency and accountability
- Innovation – striving to improve safety, service and value
Individually and collectively we are accountable for our performance, the delivery of our commitments, and the results delivered to our customers, organization and shareholders.