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The Price of Readiness: Simple Ways to Support the Aerial Wildfire Industry

By UAFA Staff The year 2023 is marked by another severe wildfire season, with Canada losing over 30 million acres of land to the flames...

The Drop – Banning Retardant Will Cost Lives

Many of our readers have likely read from recent news coverage that federal agencies charged with providing aerial firefighting resources are now having to...

Craymer’s Counsel – It’s ITT

ITT is Internal Turbine Temperature. This is the system that provides the indication to the pilot of the operating temperature of the engine. So,...

No Surprises Required

I recall a sales pitch for car polish that said, “Use this product and the only surprises you’ll get are pleasant ones.”  Which sounds...

Aerial Firefighting: A Vital and Indispensable Component of Fighting Wildfire

If you are in the aerial firefighting industry, you might have heard of a new trade association launched in 2022: the United Aerial Firefighters...

From Seal to CEO: Executive Profile – Tim Sheehy, Bridger Aerospace

To some, Tim Sheehy may be the new kid on the block in the aerial firefighting scene, but as an accomplished CEO, Sheehy has...

The Drop – Pressure to Fly

As an aviator, once you have reached a certain level of experience, you have undoubtedly felt pressure to fly at one time or another....

Column – Craymer’s Counsel

The Power Section The modular design of the PT6 has been documented and discussed in previous articles. We have talked about the rear module and...

Editorial: Banning Retardants Will Cost Lives

Many of our readers have likely read from recent news coverage that federal agencies charged with providing aerial firefighting resources are now having to...

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