Tag Archives: Aviation

Family of Pilot Killed in California Wildfire Files Lawsuit

Fournier radioed to say his hydraulics appeared to be failing     By JOHN ROGERS Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a veteran helicopter pilot who died when his aircraft crashed as he was dropping water over ...

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Video: California’s Cypress Fire

Aircraft at work over Fontana     564 Fire The Cypress Fire as it approached Sierra Ave in south Fontana. CAL FIRE & Riverside County Fire along with other agencies kept the fire from jumping across Sierra Ave. Nice aircraft ...

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Perimeter Solutions Launches Next-Generation, Flagship Long-Term Fire Retardant

New PHOS-CHEK® LCE20-Fx offers improved environmental profile, performance, visibility and handling     Clayton, MO—Perimeter Solutions has introduced PHOS-CHEK® LCE20-Fx, the next-generation of its flagship PHOS-CHEK® Fire Retardant line. PHOS-CHEK LCE20-Fx combines the ease of mixing and handling a liquid ...

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New Helicopter Base for U.S. Forest Service

Operational at the start of the 2022 fire season     PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has awarded a contract to a Scottsdale company to design and build a new helicopter base in northern Gila County to support ...

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IAFC: Helicopter Resource Survey

Your assistance is needed     International Association of Fire Chiefs The IAFC is conducting a survey to locate, map, and define the Aerial Helicopter Firefighting Capabilities around the world. This data will be used to help show the capabilities ...

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