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    Pilots with ADHD

    Safety experts agree that at least 70% of aviation accidents are attributable to the pilot. NASA scientists report that most accidents result from some...

    The Incident Traffic Area

    In 2001, I had my first full-time job in wildfire aviation as a helitack Fire Captain. Ignorance was bliss for me in the air,...

    Fire in Rio Grande Do Sol a Recurring Problem

    By Marcos Antonio Camargo When I started writing this article, we were contacted for another firefighting operation in the fields of the West Frontier of...

    The Aerial Firefighting Industry: A Voice in the Wilderness

    In January 2022, a critical U.S. federal government action relative to the wildfire crisis was announced amidst great fanfare, with multiple agencies joining a...

    Slow Down and Pay Attention

    If you are like me, rushing is a part of everyday life. A side effect of that is forgetting things because you rush around...

    Mitigating America’s Wildfire Threat

    Having spent much of my adult life in California fighting some of the most catastrophic fires in America's history, about this time every year,...

    Real-life Dusty Crophopper is headed to the Smithsonian

    Air Tractor® “Dusty Crophopper” takes its place beside aviation legends. On Aug. 3, the National Agricultural Aviation Association will present to the Smithsonian Institution’s National...

    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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