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MARSH Programs

Following is just a sample of the many projects Marsh Aviation has created over the years:

Marsh/Grumman C-1/S-2T – Various configurations of the “Turbo Tracker” for CAL FIRE, Armada Argentina, Turkey, Marinha do Brazil, Republic of China (Taiwanese) Air Force, including modification, upgrades/kits, ongoing engineering/parts support

Lockheed C-130 – Installation of the removable Marsh Constant-flow Aerial Retardant Delivery System (CARDS) and follow-on modification for oil dispersant and/or spray operation

Marsh/North American OV-10A+/D/G “Bronco” and “Super Bronco” – Complete airframe overhaul, electrical and avionics systems and safety armor upgrades, airborne chemical dispersant system design and installation

KC-2 (C-1A), Brazilian Navy – Complete airframe overhaul, TPE331 powerplants, high-performance props, modern “glass” avionics, APU, OBOGS, HUMS, electrical upgrades, mechanical systems, and mission equipment including a Palletized Aerial Refueling System (PARS)

Marsh/Grumman S2R-T “Turbo Thrush” and G164A/B/C “Turbo Ag-Cat”– Conversion of Agricultural aircraft to turbine power for improved reliability and lower-cost operation

Marsh/Sikorsky S-55T Helicopter – TPE331 engine conversion

Marsh has 30+ years’ experience
with Grumman’s S-2/C-1 family of legacy airframes:

TS-2A (S-2F1) first ever S-2 TPE331 engine conversion – 800-gallon Air Tanker

 

S-2F3T (S-2F3) TPE331 powerplant conversion – Carrier Qualified for the Argentine Navy

 

S-2F1 Marsh 1000-gallon Air Tanker – TPE331 POWERPLANT CONVERSION AND CONSTANT-FLOW AERIAL RETARDANT DELIVERY SYSTEM (CARDS)

 

S-2F3AT (S-2F3) 1200-GALLON AIR TANKER – UPGRADED AIRFRAME, TPE331 POWERPLANT CONVERSION, AVIONICS/ELECTRICAL, MECHANICAL SYSTEMS, see http://calfire.ca.gov/fire_protection/fire_protection_air_program