European Centre for Fire Fighting
Seasonal, if necessary permanent availability of modern fire-fighting amphibian aircraft by stationing them in the Central Europe at the lake Sedlitz water landing site, retrieval of further aircraft if required
establishment of a fire fighting center for training of coordinated fire-fighting from the ground and from the air in former open-cast mining areas.
Expand firefighting capabilities in Europe with short call-off times due to the location in Central Europe; support of structural change by creating know-how and highly qualified jobs in aircraft maintenance and training of rescue services;
conversion of the disadvantages of the open-cast mining landscape and the existing infrastructure at Lake Sedlitz and Welzow Airport into advantageous unique selling characteristics;
co-financing by provision and deployment on behalf of various European countries is conceivable.
DRESDEN AEROSPACE AG supports the interest group "NT-RESC" in the development of the project "European Centre for Fire Fighting". Information on this project can be found on the Internet at