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    Forest Fire Extinguished in Punta Cana

    The Air Force of the Dominican Republic contributed to extinguishing a forest fire registered southwest of the Punta Cana International Airport. Information sent by the...

    Western Australians Pick Names for Black Hawk Helicopters

    Western Australia's two new Black Hawk helicopters have officially been named Yelka and Florian, following more than 12,000 votes cast by the WA public.   A...

    FAA Awards $5M in Grants to Develop Next Generation of Pilots

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded $5 million to educate the next generation of pilots and other aviation professionals. The...

    USDA Forest Service Welcomes New National Director of Fire and Aviation Management

    Jerry Perez is stepping into a critical role for the USDA Forest Service as its newest National Director for Fire and Aviation Management. Perez...

    Spotlight on South America – Aerial Firefighting in the Pantanal Wetlands

    In 2021, Brazil has struggled through the most severe drought in nearly a century. The volume of rain was the lowest since 1930. Farmers...

    Executive Minute – Mattias Magnasco, Jetex Flight Support

    Jetex Flight Support provides critical ground support and fuel supply to aerial firefighting operations in extreme environments. We spoke to Matias Magnasco about the vital work Jetex does supporting such operations in disaster-affected countries. Tell us a bit about Jetex and...

    OroraTech Develops the First Global Wildfire Intelligence Service Using Satellites

    The 2021 wildfire season on the West Coast of the United States was another season that pushed first responders and fire resources to their...

    Sacramento Metro Fire – Serving the California Capitol

    In 2002 the Sacramento County Government identified a need for aerial firefighting support entrusting that support to Sacramento Metro Fire District. After a feasibility...

    What is HUMS?

    What are the current options? What are the benefits and costs? Firefighting operators, busy with one of the most active seasons on record this year,...

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