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    DART Aerospace – Innovating for a Safer Tomorrow

    In the aerospace world, industry juggernaut companies often start with humble beginnings; DART and Simplex Aerospace are two of those companies. With parallel origins, DART Aerospace began operations in Canada in 1975 as a...

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    GPMS Adds Bell Leader as Vice President of Marketing

    GPMS announced today that Ronnie Ries has joined the company as its Vice President of Marketing. In this position, Ries will help develop and...

    Serbia Plans to Buy Two Ka-32 Helicopters from Russia to Fight Fires

    Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has confirmed the country's plans to purchase two Ka-32 helicopters from Russia for firefighting activities. In October 2021, Serbian Interior Minister...

    Bad Bushfire Conditions on the Way

    Reinforcements have been brought in to help keep a bushfire in Coles, south of Lucindale, from flaring up ahead of tough weather conditions. Country Fire...

    Industry Leaders Join Forces in the Fight Against Wildfires

    Arista Aviation Services (Arista) and Helitak Fire Fighting Equipment (Helitak) have entered into a Cooperation Agreement to modify and provide aerial firefighting helicopters with...

    At Least 6 Homes Destroyed by Forest Fire on San José de Catemu Hill

    At least six homes have been consumed by a forest fire that occurred on the San José hill in the Catemu commune, Valparaíso region. Volunteers...

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    The Radial S-2 Rides Again in Kansas

    Having worked in the agricultural aviation industry for over 20 years, Bill Garrison's entry into the aerial firefighting world was somewhat non-traditional. Garrison started...

    Spotlight on South America – Aerial Firefighting in the Pantanal Wetlands

    In 2021, Brazil has struggled through the most severe drought in nearly a century. The volume of rain was the lowest since 1930. Farmers...

    Executive Minute – Mattias Magnasco, Jetex Flight Support

    Jetex Flight Support provides critical ground support and fuel supply to aerial firefighting operations in extreme environments. We spoke to Matias Magnasco about the vital work Jetex does supporting such operations in disaster-affected countries. Tell us a bit about Jetex and...

    OroraTech Develops the First Global Wildfire Intelligence Service Using Satellites

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    Sacramento Metro Fire – Serving the California Capitol

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    Group Including Bridger Leadership to Buy Ansett Flight Training

    Ansett Aviation Training, a global flight simulator training organization that was once part of Australia's second-largest domestic airline is set to be sold to...

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    Serbia Plans to Buy Two Ka-32 Helicopters from Russia to Fight Fires

    Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has confirmed the country's plans to purchase two Ka-32 helicopters from Russia for firefighting activities. In October 2021, Serbian Interior Minister...

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    Spotlight on South America – Aerial Firefighting in the Pantanal Wetlands

    In 2021, Brazil has struggled through the most severe drought in nearly a century. The volume of rain was the lowest since 1930. Farmers...

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    Serbia Plans to Buy Two Ka-32 Helicopters from Russia to Fight Fires

    Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has confirmed the country's plans to purchase two Ka-32 helicopters from Russia for firefighting activities. In October 2021, Serbian Interior Minister...

    Forest Fire Extinguished in Punta Cana

    The Air Force of the Dominican Republic contributed to extinguishing a forest fire registered southwest of the Punta Cana International Airport. Information sent by the...

    Western Australians Pick Names for Black Hawk Helicopters

    Western Australia's two new Black Hawk helicopters have officially been named Yelka and Florian, following more than 12,000 votes cast by the WA public.   A...

    FAA Awards $5M in Grants to Develop Next Generation of Pilots

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded $5 million to educate the next generation of pilots and other aviation professionals. The...

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