Catching up with Fire Aviation

If you have not recently checked out our sister site Fire Aviation, here are some of the topics covered there in the last few days:

The San Bernardino Tanker Base pumped a quarter million gallons of retardant July 19, setting a record.

The LA Times had a very interesting article on the front page of their September 29 edition about our aging fleet of air tankers.

Wayne Coulson, the CEO of Coulson Aviation, made a presentation Tuesday to Colorado’s Interim Committee for Wildfire Matters about the use of aviation resources to combat wildfires.

The U.S. Forest Service issued an RFI for high-tech lead plane/ASM aircraft — eliminating lead planes?

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.