Aerial Fire News

Florida Firefighters Train for the Firefight

Hillsborough County, Florida, was center stage in early January for a multi-agency aerial firefighting training exercise that involved aircraft, pilots, ground crews, and support...

UAFA Champions Legislative Solutions for Enhanced Wildfire Response

The United Aerial Firefighters Association (UAFA) recently undertook a successful Hill Day, advocating for critical legislative changes to strengthen the nation's aerial firefighting capabilities....

The Fate of the Beriev Be200 in Aerial Firefighting

The Russian-made Beriev Be-200ChS is the world's only jet-engined Multirole amphibious aircraft, possessing the highest cruise speed and the highest water/fire-retardant capacity when compared...

Helitak – Innovation Leads to Growth

As far as nontraditional career paths go, Jason Schellaars's path to success has been long and full of challenges while always steeped in aviation....

Colombia Receives Help From Brazil for Aerial Firefighting

Via Sindag After recent fires in Brazil, the South American country assisted Colombia using Brazil's Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS II) through cooperation with...

Craymers Counsel – Early Detection

Most of the articles I have presented are focused on best practices. I can share the information, but it is up to each engine...

Aerial Firefighting North America 2024

Early March saw the latest round of the Aerial Firefighting North America (AFFNA) show return to Sacramento, California, for the first time since 2019....

The Drop – Government Inaction is Costing Us

The recent fires highlighted a terrible reality that resonates throughout the aerial firefighting industry. As much as we in this industry preach that early...

Australian Fire Season Recap

Australia saw a very ‘mixed bag’ as far as the aerial firefighting season went for the 2023-2024 season down under. While the season was...

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