Wildfire

Aug 2, 2012 - 12:15 AM
Oct 3, 2011 - 8:35 PM
Bristow is offering a new six-day course, “Wildland Fire Orientation for Rotary Wing Pilots,” covering “basic knowledge of fire behavior, wildland fire ope
May 28, 2011 - 3:00 PM
A pair of Columbia Vertol II tandem-rotor helicopters have been fighting record Texas wildfires at Alpine, Sonora and Brownwood.
Mar 2, 2009 - 5:49 AM
Australia’s Regional Express (Rex) has established a fund worth A$200,000 ($135,000) in the form of air fares and other means to aid victims of the wildfir
Aug 29, 2008 - 1:05 PM
With the recent wildfires in Northern California reaching historic proportions, the human toll rose as a helicopter ferrying an 11-member firefighting crew
Apr 18, 2008 - 11:02 AM
By mid-June the national wildfire situation was speeding past all-time record proportions in nearly every category.
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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
Jul 24, 2007 - 10:25 AM
Last year was something of a landmark in helicopter firefighting activity.