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Sindag and Ibravag to Hold Meeting on Aerial Fire Operations in Brazil

Brazilian Ag Aviation Association Sindag announced this week that they will be holding a virtual seminar on Aerial Firefighting operations using agricultural aviation aircraft. ...

Elvis (the helicopter) is cheating death by becoming a drone

The makers of an old workhorse helicopter named Elvis are converting their venerable flying machine into an autonomous robot. Aircraft maker Erickson and helicopter...

Opinion: Invest In Innovative Wildfire Technologies To Protect Our Communities

California experienced its worst fire season yet this past year. According to Cal Fire, wildfires throughout the state killed 31 people, damaged more than 10,000...

Cal Fire Beats Decade-Old Suit Over Firefighting Chemical Bids

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection may have made administrative mistakes in the process of purchasing over $50 million in firefighting chemicals,...

A collaborative approach to detecting, fighting & extinguishing bushfires

The cutting edge Australian developed technology leading the way in FireTech Three trailblazing Sunshine Coast-based companies are changing the way bushfires are detected, fought, and...

Helicopter Association International Addresses Pandemic Issues Related to Holding HAI HELI-EXPO 2021 in New Orleans

Alexandria, Va. (Jan. 14, 2021) – Helicopter Association International (HAI) remains committed to supporting the vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) industry by holding an...

Agricultural pilots seek firefighting role

A group of agricultural pilots in Napa Valley, Calif., met this week to start talks about how to partner with Cal Fire to put...

Air tanker investment essential to preventing tragedy

It is just on a year since the Mt Currowan fire terrorized the Eurobodalla shire killing four people, destroying 500 homes, and affecting thousands...

Huge change to Aussie fire tactics

A year ago Australians couldn't believe what they were seeing. Sydney Harbour shrouded in smoke, red apocalyptic skies, footage of fires rising up and "crowning" among...

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