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The Reason We Don’t Have Enough Airplanes to Put Out Wildfires

Retrofitting massive jets to fight infernos is expensive, and companies say that government contracts don’t make it worth their while. When the White House gathered...

B.C.-based Coulson Aviation hits milestones with firefighting in U.S.

One of Coulson Aviation’s CH-47D Chinook aerial firefighting helicopters was spotted at the Alberni Valley Regional Airport this week. The Chinook was conducting a test...

Greece to Modernize Aerial Firefighting Fleet After Record Fire Season

Greece announced a plan this week to spend 1.7 billion euros on modernizing the country's aerial firefighting capabilities in a parliamentary session where Prime...

Russian Beriev BE-200 Aircraft Crashes in Turkey

A Russian Navy Beriev Be-200 (RF-88450) amphibious water bomber crashed into high terrain in Turkey on August 14th near Kahramanmaras, about 34 miles northwest...

Conair Announces the Passing of Barry Marsden, Chairman and CEO

ABBOTSFORD, CANADA (July 29, 2021) – It is with profound sadness that Conair Group Inc. announces that Barry Marsden, one of the company’s founding...

Lightning sparks C.O. wildfires; air tanker drops retardant to help crews on blaze near Bend

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Thunderstorms hit Central Oregon with numerous lightning strikes Thursday, sparking nearly 20 fires that crews rushed to contain, mostly at...

Tower Tech – Chasing the American Dream

Titus Gall is, in his own words, fortunate and continually grateful for his lot in life. Born in Holland to Dutch parents and immigrating...

Australian Fire Season In Review

As the nightmare fire season of 2019/2020 was still very fresh in the minds of all Australians, the world was soon to face the...

The Drop – Training to keep us safe

When I was in high school, I didn't know what I wanted to do with my life or career. I knew I liked teaching...

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