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    Launch of Upgraded Large Air Tanker Mixing Facility

    A new automated Large Air Tanker loading facility at the Edinburgh RAAF Base in South Australia, part of a $20 million investment of Australian...

    Cal Fire Tests C-130 Air Tanker at Ramona Airport

    In an unusual sighting, Cal Fire brought a C-130 air tanker to the Ramona Airport for training flights on Feb. 3. Officials expect several of...

    Spring Training – CAL FIRE Aerial Assets Over Nevada and Placer Counties

    CAL FIRE Aviation Operations will be conducting both fixed and rotary wing training in and around both Placer and Nevada Counties beginning this week...

    Executive Minute – Mattias Magnasco, Jetex Flight Support

    Jetex Flight Support provides critical ground support and fuel supply to aerial firefighting operations in extreme environments. We spoke to Matias Magnasco about the vital work Jetex does supporting such operations in disaster-affected countries. Tell us a bit about Jetex and...

    Texas A&M Forest Service Preparing for Potential Wildfire Activity

    ABILENE, Texas (KAUZ) - Texas A&M Forest Service is helping to prepare for more potential wildfire activity this week. The service is opening the Abilene...

    Fire Water Storage Tank for Lucindale

    A NEW 43,000 litre water storage tank will soon assist firefighting efforts in the South East as the result of a new partnership between...

    Greek Firefighting Season Ends as Many Aircraft Head to Australia for Season

    The Greek firefighting season came to a close this week as crews from all over the world began the process of packing their aircraft...

    ‘Not going to happen’: Officials assure community that air attack base is here to stay

    Airport officials say rumors that a nearby housing development could push the Grass Valley Interagency Air Attack Base out of town are unfounded. Bulldozers and...

    Reserve C-130 aerial firefighting teams fly during second busiest wildfire season

    The 302nd Airlift Wing has three C-130 Hercules aircraft flying sorties out of McClellan Air Tanker Base this year in Sacramento County, California, performing an aerial...

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