Air tanker

1:30pm

Fri May 17, 2013
Wildfires

New Protest Could Delay Next-Gen Firefighting Air Tankers

A DC-10 turbine air tanker owned by 10 Tanker Aerial Firefighting.
10 Tanker Air Carrier www.10tanker.com/photos/

The U.S. Forest Service announced May 6 contracts had been awarded for seven new next generation firefighting air tankers. Now there’s another hang-up.

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2:37pm

Tue May 7, 2013

11:48am

Tue April 30, 2013
Wildfires

US Forest Service, Military Prepare For MAFFS Training

A MAFFS equiped military C-130.
Jim Hill KUNC

The U.S. Forest Service will conduct its annual training for military MAFFS C-130 air tankers the week of May 6 over southern Wyoming and northern Colorado.

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3:40pm

Wed April 17, 2013
Wildfires

Your Ad Here: Sponsorships Could Foot The Bill For Colorado Air Tanker Fleet [Updated]

Photo Illustration - Could sponsorships and logos on firefighting aircraft help defray the costs?
Akradecki - Wikimedia - Creative Commons Photo Illustration - Jim Hill/KUNC

12:31pm

Tue April 16, 2013
Wildfires

Sequester Forces Firefighting Cuts, Udall Questions Forest Service Chief

A screenshot of U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell Testifying in front of the U.S. Senate Commitee on Energy and Natural Resources.
http://www.energy.senate.gov/public

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