Firefighting aircraft down under

Elvis Air-Crane s64
Erickson photo

Flightglobal has a lengthy article about the fleet of firefighting aircraft currently being used in Australia during their wildland fire season, including the DC-10 super tanker, smaller air tankers, and an Erickson Air-Crane, which has been used there for the last 12 years.

Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, Bill Gabbert now writes about it from the Black Hills. Google+