Tag "AirFire&Forestry"

Active season, reduced contracts

2 months 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

Georgia Forestry Commission buys two Switchbacks

2 months ago 1

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

Apocalypse on the plains

1 year ago 0

The Great Plains of the central United States have seen fire play a role in its history for thousands of years. The vast grasslands emerge

Aerial firefighters double-down on safety as fires rage

2 years ago 0

image: FilePhoto WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — As wildfires rage across much of the US, aerial firefighters are continually reviewing and enhancing their safety