Aerial firefighting

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Oct 8, 2007 - 10:37 AM
Despite the media attention on the Montana fires last summer and Southern California fires in October, last year’s fire season didn’t come even close to be
Oct 8, 2007 - 9:40 AM
Some forest fires start with a blast of jagged lightning, incinerating the dry timber and flinging the flaming fragments into the tinder-dry underbrush fro
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Oct 4, 2007 - 10:01 AM
“We need the Mars! Get the Mars!” shouts a frantic firefighter over the VHF fire frequency.
Jul 24, 2007 - 10:25 AM
Last year was something of a landmark in helicopter firefighting activity.
Mar 29, 2007 - 1:16 PM
U.S.-based Hawkins & Powers Aviation recently signed a letter of intent to take eight Rolls-Royce Deutschland BR715-powered Beriev Be-200 amphibious jets f
Mar 16, 2007 - 11:34 AM
In the aftermath of last fall’s California wildfires–the state’s most destructive ever–a “blue ribbon” commission last month heard tacit admission that a s
Feb 2, 2007 - 8:46 AM
Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia-based UTair is supporting South Africa’s summer aerial firefighting campaign, under a new contract awarded by the national forest f
Jan 31, 2007 - 8:29 AM
Clovis, Calif.-based Heavy Lift Helicopters is currently converting the first commercially owned Sikorsky CH-53D Sea Stallions for firefighting operations.
Jan 31, 2007 - 8:27 AM
Helitanker operators may have thought they would profit after the U.S.
Oct 23, 2006 - 12:30 PM
Heavy Lift Helicopters is close to finalizing the design of the tank system for its ex-U.S.