Updates on firefighting aircraft

Coast Guard C-130H
One of the C-130s, No 1706, that is being transferred from the Coast Guard to the U.S. Forest Service. Photo by Mohit Purswani, October 2008.

Today Fire Aviation has three articles with updates on the status of the C-130s that were transferred from the Coast Guard, the C-23B Sherpas that came from the Army, and the next-generation air tankers that are working their way toward being certified by the Interagency AirTanker Board.

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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.

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  1. I want to thank you for all the work that you put into this site. Myself being retired from the Forest Service in fire management.

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