Fire Aviation

Bridger Aerospace receives the first Viking CL-415EAF

This is the first of six ordered by Bridger The first Viking CL-415EAF “Enhanced Aerial…

Report released for crash of Air-Crane helicopter into lake

The accident occurred in Australia in January, 2019 The Australian Transport Safety Bureau determined that…

Fire Aviation operations during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Eastern Geographic Area has released their Wildland Fire Response Plan (WRP) for the COVID-19…

Bridger Aerospace and Ascent Vision Technologies join forces to deliver COVID-19 PPE

Members of Bridger Aerospace and Frenchtown District Rural Fire Department. Minuteman Aviation photo by Mel…

34 Single Engine Air Tankers will be on BLM contract

The Bureau of Land Management will have 34 Single Engine Air Tankers on exclusive use…

Bloomberg article about Australian fire aviation

Bloomberg graphic, showing the flight paths of various firefighting and mapping aircraft in Australia. When…

Q400 air tanker hauls COVID-19 medical supplies

Caption from Instagram: “Yesterday carrying #medicalteam with lot of material between Bordeaux, Nancy and Strasbourg-…

NWCG: Best practices for fire aviation during COVID-19 pandemic

A MAFFS C-130 from the Wyoming National Guard refills its tank during training at Boise…

Integrating air and ground operations for prompt initial attack on wildfires

A firefighter talks to the pilot of a helicopter as he drops retardant on the…

Coulson acquires contract in Australia

Air tanker 137, a 737-300, at the grid test near Lancaster, California, September 3, 2018.…

Elsie and Delilah are on the way to Greece

Two S-64 Air Crane helicopters ready for an ocean voyage to Greece. Erickson photo. Two…

Senate Committee Chair: Put out wildfires fast and early

Tanker 912, a DC-10, dropping retardant on the Horse Butte Fire in Idaho, July, 2019.…

Opinion: how to best utilize the aerial firefighting fleet

The following opinion article was sent to us by U.S. Forest Service retiree Bill Derr.…

How 20 smokejumpers were rescued by a 2-passenger helicopter

Twelve years after 13 smokejumpers were killed on the Mann Gulch Fire 13 miles north-northwest…

Forest Service awards contracts for five exclusive use air tankers

Next-Generation 3.0 contract Today the U.S. Forest Service announced contract awards for five large exclusive…

U.S. Air Force provides MAFFS training in Colombia, South America

U.S. Air Force personnel from four bases in the United States travelled to South America…

Response from a reader about the use of firefighting aircraft during a pandemic

We received the text below in an email from one of our regular readers, Bean,…

Schedule released for large air tankers

Schedule for large air tankers that are on USFS exclusive use contracts, updated March 11,…

First flight of a CL-415EAF

First flight of a CL-415EAF March 10, 2020. Photo by Longview Aviation. A Viking CL-415EAF…

Full page newspaper ads recommend converting C-5M aircraft into firefighting air tankers

C-5 Galaxy. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Charlie Miller, Oct. 3, 2005.. A…

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