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I live just to the south of Moorabbin Airport. In fact, our street intersects with the southern boundary of the airport. Just about every time I head out, I have the opportunity to check out what aircraft are parked at the airport. Seeing this unit is always a good sign.

It’s a Bell fire fighting helicopter. As you can imagine, it certainly stands out from the other side of the airport with its bright orange doors. I always appreciate seeing it there, because it means it’s not out dumping water on a fire somewhere.

Interestingly, I took a photo of a similar aircraft earlier this year.

It is the same sort of aircraft, but is obviously a different helicopter with a different registration. What is odd is they have the same identification number on the side.

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