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Kawak receives STC’s for new CH-47 Chinook Internal firefighting tank system

2 weeks ago 0

Bend, Oregon – Kawak Aviation has received FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for its CH-47D Chinook aerial liquid delivery system (ALDS) and auxiliary hydraulic system. Working with customer Billings Flying

Franz Names Geissler as State Forester and Supervisor of Wildfire Operations

2 weeks ago 1

Experienced wildfire manager to oversee state’s largest on-call fire agency, community preparedness, and community forestry outreach OLYMPIA — Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz announced today her appointment of George

Active season, reduced contracts

3 weeks ago 0

Most areas of the country have experienced a spring that has been much colder and wetter than normal. April snow was common with many locations breaking records for both low

Change in the Air: Rethinking old strategies to win a new wildfire war

3 weeks ago 0

Today, U.S. wildfires burn on average more than three times the number of acres per fire than just a few decades ago. The increasing size and intensity has caused suppression

Dauntless Air transitions new pilots to the Fire Boss

3 weeks ago 0

By Bill Lavender Dauntless Air and Fire Boss LLC, an affiliated company of Wipaire Inc., all  based in Minnesota, have teamed up to provide training for Dauntless Air’s Fire Boss pilots