Fukuoka Fire Prevention Bureau has introduced a new, advanced helicopter to replace its 15-year-old “Yurikamome” model. The new helicopter, set to be operational from October 9th, was unveiled in a ceremony attended by Mayor Takashima and other officials on October 2nd. The aircraft features cutting-edge technology, including a camera that can see through smoke, the ability to onboard stretchers directly, and improved hovering stability. The department aims to use the helicopter for enhanced safety and rescue operations, not just within the city but also in broader areas. Source: NHK
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