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First locally based Large Air Tanker to fight WA bushfires

The McGowan Labor Government has committed $11 million over four years in the 2022-23 State Budget to secure the first Large Air Tanker (LAT)...

Singapore Firm Makes Inroads Supplying U.S. With Firefighting Tankers

One of Singapore’s top defense contractors wants to build a tanker that could replace the U.S. National Guard's C-130J Hercules and other models used...

De Havilland Aircraft Launches DHC-515 Firefighter

CALGARY, AB and BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 31, 2022 /CNW/ - De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (De Havilland Canada) is pleased to announce that it has launched the De Havilland DHC-515 Firefighter (formerly known as...

Mike Lynn wins Walt Darren Award at Aerial Firefighting 2022

Mike Lynn of Conair Aerial Firefighting was awarded the Walt Darren award at the Tuesday evening gala dinner at the aerial firefighting 2022 event...

Greece Under Fire

Story by Stamatia Kal, Photos by John Pitsakis The 2021 fire season saw Greece at the forefront of the world stage as the most devastating...

$5 Million for World’s Largest Flying Water Bomber?

The iconic Hawaii Mars, known for its years of fighting British Columbia’s wildfires, is on the market for a cool $5 million with aviation...

Perimeter Solutions Hosts Rep. Dan Newhouse, State Rep. Tom Dent at Pasco, WA Manufacturing Site

Newly Opened Facility Produces PHOS-CHEK® Long-Term Fire Retardant, Supports North American Wildfire Prevention and Protection Efforts Clayton, MO 1 December 2021 – Perimeter Solutions (NYSE: PRM), makers...

10 Tanker Drops Record-Setting 12 Million Gallons of Retardant During the Busy Fire Season

Firefighting aircraft are a powerful tool for battling forest fires, especially during the record-breaking 2021 fire season that saw 73 fires burn over 3.2...

Perimeter Solutions’ PHOS-CHEK® FORTIFY® Now Qualified by USDA Forest Service for Application as a Proactive Wildfire Solution

Uncolored, Ground-Based Retardant able to Help Prevent Wildfire Ignitions and Protect Assets with a Single Annual Application Clayton, MO 5 October 2021 – Perimeter Solutions, makers...

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