March 31, 2022, Fire Boss announced a refreshed branding to its iconic Fire Boss brand. “As it approaches the 20th anniversary of its first delivery, we determined now is the time to launch a new look. With over 145 aircraft in operation, worldwide, I asked our Marketing team to refresh the branding, bringing a tactical look expressing the capabilities of the Fire Boss”, said Chuck Wiplinger, President and CEO of both Fire Boss LLC and Wipaire Inc. “The aggressive font combined with the image of a Fire Boss in action allows our expanding market to instantly recognize the capability of the aircraft”.
Fire Boss Facts
- 145 + Fire Boss operating in 15+ countries and four continents
- Installed exclusively on the Air Tractor 802F
- Uses Wipline 10000 amphibious floats made in South Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
- Dispatched in as little as 5 minutes
- Drops up to 800 gallons of water per sortie
- It can stay and fight for over 3 hours
About Fire Boss LLC
Fire Boss LLC is the designer and manufacturer of the Fire Boss, a water scooping system that is exclusively installed on the Air Tractor AT-802. The Fire Boss system combines several airframe modifications, aircraft performance enhancers, and a pair of Wipline 10000 series amphibious water-scooping floats that enable the AT-802 Single Engine Air Tanker to scoop up to 800 gallons in about 15 seconds. Over 145 Fire Boss systems are currently in operation throughout the world. Fire Boss LLC is part of the Wipaire group of companies based in South St. Paul, Minnesota. Wipaire is the largest manufacturer of aircraft floats in the world, having built floats for various aircraft types ranging from 2-seat Piper Cubs up to the 21-seat Viking Twin Otter.