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BAe 146/AVRO RJ Airtankers play significant role in fighting increasing number and cost of wildfire

  BAE Systems-built and supported BAe 146/Avro RJ Airtankers, which make up a large proportion of the next-generation firefighting fleet in North America, continue to play a pivotal role in

Managing Pandemonium

The 2017 fire season is in full swing here in the United States and it has been a busy one with total acres burned running about two million acres above

Fighting Portugal’s deadliest Pedrogao Grande Wildfire, the Fire Boss aspect

A series of 156 wildfires that erupted across central Portugal in June turned into an epic tragedy that, within hours, claimed the lives of 64 civilians and caused serious injuries

Bulgaria, Turkey, Israel join Macedonia’s wildfire battle

The 2017 summer firefighting season saw many disastrous wildfires raging across the Mediterranean and on the Balkan Peninsula where Croatia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia have been the most

Air Tractor AT-802 series marks 25 years & 700 airplanes

When Air Tractor AT-802A, bearing serial #0700 took off last month for its home in Valencia, Spain, the occasion was not just an airplane production milestone. It also happens to