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    40 Years of Family Tradition – Billings Flying Service

    by Meg Rude, images by Ryan Mason Two CH-47 Chinook helicopters sit next to the Billings Flying Service (BFS) hanger. The red “billings” letters and white body sharp against the sky. The long, sleek, rotor...

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    Multiple Wildfires Burning Over 10-Mile Stretch in South Jersey, Officials Say

    Multiple wildfires that were burning Monday evening over a 10-mile stretch of Winslow Township in Camden County were mostly contained, fire officials said. The fires,...

    Bucket-Bearing Helicopter Crews Drill on Mohawk River in Colonie

    COLONIE — New York Army National Guard crews piloted a Black Hawk helicopter along the Mohawk River on Monday to practice filling the aerial water...

    Recoil Aerospace Achieves STC for T1000-E Wildfire Suppression System

    BOWLING GREEN, KY - (April 15, 2024): Recoil Aerospace is proud to announce the successful certification of its T1000-E Aerial Fire Suppression System (AFSS) by the Federal...

    Entrol to Open Maintenance Center in the Americas in 2024

    Entrol, the manufacturer of EASA and FAA certified FNPT, FTD and AATD flight simulators, will open its own maintenance center in the Americas in...

    UAS in Aerial Firefighting: How Are Drones Addressing Our Growing Wildfire Challenges?

    Traditional wildland firefighting methods pose serious risks to ground and aerial crews. As climate change creates more vulnerabilities for larger and more destructive wildfires,...

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    The Kamov Ka-32 in Cyprus

    By Babak Taghvaee Every year, Cyprus faces widespread wildfires, which not only require government and military organizations of the country to dedicate their aircraft and...

    Kestrel Upgrades AS332 for Night Fire Program in Victoria

    Australian-owned Kestrel Aviation, based in Mangalore in central Victoria, has upgraded its Airbus AS332L1 Super Puma (Helitak 349) over the winter as it transitions...

    Big or Small, Law Enforcement Agencies Play an Important Role in Wildfire Suppression

    By Nancy Argyle Law enforcement may not be the first agency that springs to mind when fighting a wildfire, but the San Diego County Sheriff’s...

    The Nation’s Premier Aerial Firefighting and Public Safety Show Returns For its 30th year

    The American Heroes Air Show returned home to Hansen Dam, outside Los Angeles, California, on November 4th, with its 30th show. This annual show...

    Executive Profile: Perimeter Solutions – Jeff Emery

    In November 2024, AerialFire spoke to Jeff Emery, President of Global Fire Safety at Perimeter Solutions, to discuss his role at the company after...

    302 Airlift Wing Airmen Embody Agile Combat Employment Via Aerial Firefighting

    Story by Staff Sgt. Laura Fitzmorris In January 2022, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., signed the service’s first doctrine publication on Agile...
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    A Siller Air Crane drops on the Sheep fire in California. Photo by @eyefolio_photography

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    UAFA Authors Letter to Government on Retardant Testing Concerns

    Following the suspension of the USFS integrated Operational Field Evaluation (iOFE) on Magnesium Chloride-based retardant last week, the United Aerial Firefighters Association authored a...

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    Bucket-Bearing Helicopter Crews Drill on Mohawk River in Colonie

    COLONIE — New York Army National Guard crews piloted a Black Hawk helicopter along the Mohawk River on Monday to practice filling the aerial water...

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    Multiple Wildfires Burning Over 10-Mile Stretch in South Jersey, Officials Say

    Multiple wildfires that were burning Monday evening over a 10-mile stretch of Winslow Township in Camden County were mostly contained, fire officials said. The fires,...

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    Redding Air Attack Base Enhancements More Than Double Firefighting Capability

    REDDING, Calif. — On April 25, the USDA Forest Service and partners, including the Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Redding, will celebrate...

    U.S Forest Service Set to Conduct Annual Hoist Training in Bend, Oregon

    The U.S Forest Service is set to conduct annual recertification training in Mid April in the Deschutes National Forest west of Bend, Oregon next...

    San Bernardino Sheriff Accepts Completed Bell 412 EPX from Hangar One

    Initially announced on February 27 in a press release from Bell Helicopter, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department took the initial delivery of a...

    UAFA Authors Letter to Government on Retardant Testing Concerns

    Following the suspension of the USFS integrated Operational Field Evaluation (iOFE) on Magnesium Chloride-based retardant last week, the United Aerial Firefighters Association authored a...

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