Air tanker

3:05pm

Fri April 5, 2013
Wildfires

Firefighting Plane Now On Standby In Northern Colorado

A single-engine air tanker is filled with water before take off at the Fort Collins-Loveland Airport.
Grace Hood

12:44pm

Thu March 21, 2013

2:02pm

Tue February 19, 2013

3:33pm

Tue January 29, 2013
Wildfires

Forest Service Confident That 9 Air Tankers Are Enough

Rennett Stowe Flickr - Creative Commons

Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall is urging the U.S. Forest Service to accelerate their acquisition of eight new firefighting air tankers ahead of the impending wildfire season.

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1:23pm

Tue December 4, 2012
Wildfires

For Now, Conditions Scrap Fern Lake Fire Air Tankers

Air Tanker at the San Bernardino Air Tanker Base in October 2009
John Heil USFS Region 5

Officials say delays and heavy wind kept two heavy air tankers from battling the Fern Lake Fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park until Tuesday. At least for now, the planes will not be part of the efforts to control the blaze.

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