Aviation

Video: DC-10 Over Georgia

Aerial attack on West Mims Wildfire   Fox News – Raw video: Plane dumps thousands of gallons of fire retardant on West Mims Wildfire

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DC-10 Tanker Heads to Okefenokee Wildfire

Wildfire has burned 220 square miles since April 6   RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press Firefighters called up a giant air tanker to attack a rapidly growing wildfire that threatened homes Tuesday on the edge of the Okefenokee Swamp near the ...

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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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