Unique Dual-Purpose Manitoba Plane Can Dust Crops, Fight Fires With Ease

Unique Dual-Purpose Manitoba Plane Can Dust Crops, Fight Fires With Ease

Rural Manitobans are very familiar with the term crop dusting — spraying fields with chemicals from a small low-flying aircraft — but how about fire dusting? After years of feeling helpless watching from the sidelines as emergency crews battled grass fires and forest fires, one Manitoba company now has Canada’s first-ever dual-duty aircraft. Read more on this story from

Rural Manitobans are very familiar with the term crop dusting — spraying fields with chemicals from a small low-flying aircraft — but how about fire dusting?

After years of feeling helpless watching from the sidelines as emergency crews battled grass fires and forest fires, one Manitoba company now has Canada’s first-ever dual-duty aircraft.

Read more on this story from CBC here.

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