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July 2017 - Air Affairs exhibits at the Emergency Management Conference in Melbourne

Air Affairs Australia has just returned for exhibiting at this years Emergency Management Conference at the Pullman Mecure at Albert Park in Melbourne. The team displayed samples of their bushfire line scanning images and spoke to representatives from the Country Fire Authority and other emergency services. Through the National Aerial Firefighting Centre (NAFC), Air Affairs provides Airborne Strategic Intelligence and Reconnaissance (ASIR) services for NSW and Victorian fire and emergency management authorities.

Air Affairs has been providing ASIR services in Australia since 1994. In recent years, the company committed to developing and further enhancing the ASIR capability,
specifically for bushfire and other emergency operations. With focus on systems developed for fast, high altitude platforms, the service provided uses multiple
Learjets as primary response aircraft. Though Air Affairs have utilised Learjets previously for high altitude bushfire surveillance on a Call When Needed (CWN) basis, it
is the first time a high performance jet aircraft has been used under contract for bushfire ASIR services in Australia. It is also the first time an ASIR capability has been
provided to multiple states in Australia, under a sole service provider arrangement.

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