Aviation

Drone Grounds Planes at Texas Wildfire

Drone halted operations of two SEATS at Fambro Fire   Abilene Reporter-News Two Texas A&M Forest Service planes fighting a wildfire in Erath County had to be grounded Thursday because of a drone flying near the fire. Flying a drone ...

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Help or Hinder?

The problem with drones and wildland fires The camera-mounted mini-aircraft are popular for getting a look at areas that might otherwise be difficult to access or restricted for people. (Photo by iStock.)   By Shannan Mills | FireRescue Magazine January ...

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Hundreds Evacuated from New Zealand Wildfires

Pilot killed in crash was decorated Afghanistan war veteran   NICK PERRY, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hundreds of people in New Zealand’s second-largest city were evacuated from their homes Wednesday as wildfires burned down several houses and ...

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747 SuperTanker Arrives in Chile

Global SuperTanker arrives in Santiago and prepares to fight wildfires SANTIAGO, Chile (Tele13) – Este miércoles alrededor de las 07:00, aterrizó en Santiago la aeronave Super Tanker que ayudará a combatir los incendios forestales que afectan a varias zonas del ...

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