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Hollywood Guard and U.S. Forest Service Host Critical Aerial Firefighting Training in Southern California

By Master Sgt. Nieko Carzis CHANNEL ISLANDS AIR NATIONAL GUARD STATION, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service held its annual certification and training event for...

Baltimore County Battles Wildland Fire at Loch Raven Reservoir With Aerial Assistance

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD (WBFF) — On Tuesday, a wildland area in Baltimore County's Loch Raven Reservoir caught on fire, according to Baltimore County Fire Department. Crews...

Coulson Aviation’s Martin JRM Mars Waterbomber Philippine Mars to land at Arizona’s Pima Air and Space Museum

Thermal, California – April 25, 2024: Coulson Aviation’s Philippine Mars will soon find its forever home at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona...

SPSA to Renew its Land-Based Airtanker Fleet

Today, Premier Scott Moe and Corrections, Policing and Public Safety Minister Paul Merriman unveiled further details on the four re-purposed land-based airtanker aircraft, consisting...

What it Takes to Become a Firefighter in the Sky

As Canada braces for what’s expected to be an incredibly active wildfire season, Abbotsford, B.C., company Conair is hustling to train aerial firefighters. The...

Corrosion From New Fire Retardant Grounds Two Air Tankers

Two aerial firefighting jets, including one based in Missoula, have been grounded because of corrosion apparently caused by a new fire retardant the U.S....

NASA, FAA Partner to Develop New Wildland Fire Technologies

NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have established a research transition team to guide the development of wildland fire technology. Wildland fires are occurring...

Governor Polis & DFPC Present Colorado’s 2024 Wildfire Outlook at Rocky Mountain Metro

Photos by Steve Nelson, AerialFire photographer On Wednesday, April 17, 2024, the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) presented Colorado’s 2024 Wildfire Preparedness...

Colorado’s New Firehawk Set for First Flight

After a year of delays, Colorado's Department of Fire Prevention and Control's (DFPC) new Firehawk will make its first official flight, albeit a short...

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