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    Firefighting the Last Frontier

    Alaska is called many things: The Last Frontier, The Great White North, and the list goes on. But, one thing you would not expect Alaska to be known for is a state with a...

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    California’s Wildfire Activity is Running Below Average This Year. But Experts Warn it’s Not Over

    Wildfire activity in California has been notably low this year, experts tell CNN, particularly compared to 2020 and 2021 when devastating wildfires erupted across the state and burned...

    Firefighting Aircraft Take to the Skies in Annual Training Exercise

    Port Pirie residents may notice an increase in aircraft activity in the coming week as the SA Country Fire Service (CFS) conduct a range...

    De Havilland Canada to Build CL-515 Manufacturing Plant East of Calgary

      CALGARY, ALTA. – De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd. has announced plans to build a new aircraft manufacturing plant east of Calgary that could...

    Send in the Drones: INL Unmanned Aerial Program Offers Independent Testing and Prototyping

    Ever since the Wright brothers innovated in the back of their bicycle shop in Dayton, Ohio, aviation has been, at heart, a nuts-and-bolts endeavor. For...

    C-130s Now Available for Fighting Fires in California, Pacific Northwest

    People in Tuolumne County who remember the 2013 Rim Fire may recall seeing prop-driven military C-130s dropping water and retardant on the massive megablaze...

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    The Drop – It’s Been a Rough Few Months

    They say that death is a part of life; we all know that is how the circle goes. However, it does not make the...

    Quick Reaction Force Deploys in California

    For the second consecutive year, three Southern California fire departments — Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA), Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), and Ventura...

    Tetovo Fire Showcases Better Prepared Macedonia

    By Igor Bozinovski The 2022 summer fire season opened in Macedonia in a rather unexpected way. On May 30th, 2022, the most significant fire this...

    New Chief Pilot in the North

    The sound of aircraft engines echoing over the vast forests and lakes of northern Saskatchewan dates back to 1924 when the Royal Canadian Air...

    Pilot Profile – Kyler Burke

    Growing up on Catalina Island in Southern California, helicopters became a mainstay in Kyler Burke's life at an early age. His mother owned a...

    Fighting Fires in the Brazilian Sugar and Alcohol Complex

    Produtiva Aeroagrícola is an aerial application company located in São Joaquim da Barra, in the northern state of São Paulo, Brazil. Although unknown to...
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    A Greek Super scooper makes another salvo drop during the Greek summer fire season. Photo by @dgiovanakis

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    A Greek Super scooper makes another salvo drop during the Greek summer fire season. Photo by @dgiovanakis

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    D.A. Davidson Closes $160M in Bonds to Advance Next Generation Aerial Firefighting Platforms

    DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--D.A. Davidson, a nationally recognized team of capital market professionals, has successfully priced and closed $160 million of industrial development revenue and revenue...

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    Helicopter Crashes En Route to Turkish Wildfire; 2 Killed

    ISTANBUL — A firefighting helicopter crashed Wednesday as it headed to the Turkish port of Marmaris to combat a wildfire, killing two Russian crew...

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    Going to the Birds to Prevent Hazardous Strikes

    Promising research suggests UV lights mounted on helicopters and planes drive birds away from aircraft…and danger. By Jim Tise, FAA The FAA is researching new and...

    Remembering the Fallen

    Saturday, July 16th, 2022, will long be remembered as a dark day for the Bernalillo County, New Mexico Sheriff’s office as reports began to...

    The Dangers of Misinformation in Wildland Fire Aviation

    The Balance of Cost versus Benefit Wildland fire agencies have a huge reliance on the private sector to provide the assets and many times the...

    Quick Reaction Force Deploys in California

    For the second consecutive year, three Southern California fire departments — Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA), Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), and Ventura...

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