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    Flexible tanks making money

    TURTLE-PAC’S light weight FERRY TANKS increases range to be able to take on Firefighting contracts even overseas. Used by CV580 and BAE-146. Collapsible AIRCARGO TANKS...

    Living the dream

    Life of a SEAT pilot Often, I am asked, "What is it like to be a SEAT pilot?" My reply usually is, “I have the...

    Aerial firefighting 2016 returns to Australia

    Bushfires are a blight on Australia’s rural communities and are now increasingly threatening city limits, Sydney being recently headlined when in 2013 New South Wales experienced a series of bushfires which swept through an area of 290,000 acres, destroyed 248 buildings and cost A$94 million.

    Wipaire designates Air Tractor Europe “Top Fire Boss distributor”

    Fire Boss, a private Minnesota-based company specializing in amphibious scooping aircraft floats, has recently named Air Tractor Europe S.L. of Valencia, Spain as the...

    Senator John McCain confirmed to address Aerial Firefighting leaders at AFF 2016

    With only six weeks to go until the Aerial Firefighting conference in Sacramento, California (22-23 March 2016), Senator John McCain, the U.S. Senator for...

    CAL FIRE’S Ken Pimlott interview in Sacramento

    Interview with the State of California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Chief Ken Pimlott, 22 March 2016, on the first day of the Aerial Fire Fighting Conference, Sacramento, CA.

    BITOLA AIRSHOW – Macedonia 2010

    The sole airshow organized on the territory of the Republic of Macedonia during the year 2010 took place on 18 and 19 September 2010...

    Aerial fire code proposed in New Zealand

    The National Rural Fire Authority (NRFA) of New Zealand has unanimously agreed that a new code would be developed for aerial firefighting. The code will be auditable as part of the AIRCARE Audit, but is likely to be limited to just proof of pilot competency, equipment status and condition.

    Planes help douse grass fire

    A smoldering burn pit caught fire late Wednesday afternoon along 18 Road near Phillips and burned an estimated quarter section of grass before area...

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