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Convair firebombers arrive

written by australianaviation.com.au | December 19, 2010
C-GYXC arrives at Ballarat. (Gordon Reid)

Two Conair Convair CV580 firebombers arrived at Ballarat, Victoria, last week to take up duty for the 2010-11 fire season.

The Convairs, C-FKFA and C-GYXC, as well as three Air Tractor 802s and a Turbo Commander 690, have been leased by the Victorian state government, and will be based at Avalon.

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