AirFire and Forestry

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

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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.

Franz Names Geissler as State Forester and Supervisor of Wildfire Operations

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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

Active season, reduced contracts

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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

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

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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

Dauntless Air transitions new pilots to the Fire Boss

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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

Georgia Forestry Commission buys two Switchbacks

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Recently, the Georgia Forestry Commission advanced its aerial firefighting program with the purchase of two new 510G Switchback Thrushes. The aircraft were introduced to Georgia

Wipaire, Inc. welcomes Andrew San Giacomo

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South Saint Paul, Minnesota—Wipaire, Inc.® has welcomed Andrew San Giacomo as Director of Aircraft Services with oversight of Wipaire’s wide range of services. Andrew will

Aero Spray Inc. changes name to Dauntless Air, appoints new CEO and expands Fire Boss fleet

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Brett L’Esperance will lead Dauntless Air into its next phase of growth   Appleton, MN – April 18, 2018 – With a commitment to accelerate

770 Fire Angel poised for Australia

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In December 2017, The Aerotech Group, based in Kent Town, SA Australia, took possession of its new 710P Thrush. The purchase was made through Campbell

Aerial Firefighting North America Gathers the World’s Experts

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Tangent Link, renowned and recognised across the globe for its work with the airborne firefighting community, brings the Aerial Firefighting North America Conference and Exhibition

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