Author Topic: Aerial Wildland Firefighting  (Read 4608 times)

Offline jmx53

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Aerial Wildland Firefighting
« on: September 17, 2011, 04:21:06 AM »
Brave pilots flying treetop level above rough terrain in low visibility and turbulent air.
A collection of various airplanes and helicopters in action:

  http://www.kval.com/outdoors/featured/129685783.html





Offline joeyb747

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Re: Aerial Wildland Firefighting
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2011, 04:40:17 PM »
There is a picture of Tanker 910 (DC-10-10 N450AX) among those...but in order to really be appreciated, it must be seen in action.

Watch from about the 27 second mark:



Tanker 910 in action:



Also, even more awesome, Evergreen has a 747 Supertanker (B747-132SF N479EV)...check it out:






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