12 February 2019

Pete Bethune — 'You haven’t lived until you find a cause worth dying for'

To sum up what Pete does is a hard task, but his motivation is simple. Find something that is worth dying for. Meet the founder of Earthrace Conservation, activist, legend, and TracPlus Customer, Pete Bethune.

28 January 2019

Zen and the Art of Being a Pilot

After nine years of air ambulance, cargo, corporate and on-demand charter flying, I was stepping up into the airline world. I was being hired as a flight engineer on a Boeing 727-200. It was an opportunity that pilots no longer get since the third crew member has now been replaced by computers and automation, but unknowingly, it would be the flight engineer seat that taught me the most valuable lesson.

25 January 2019

Portable Cell Phone Towers Aid Wildland Firefighters

How many people (and fire personnel) take cell phones for granted? Anytime someone wants to place a call, all they have to do is whip out their cell phone and they can connect to people half a world away. But what if cell phones suddenly become unusable? What if, at a moment of crisis such as during a wildfire, that technological marvel fails to work?

22 January 2019

Andrew Herbert — The Law of Attraction

Andrew Herbert comes from a family of doctors and academics. Despite being offered a position in a well-recognised university in the states, Andrew was compelled to follow his passions rather than a pay packet. At just 24 years old, Andrew is a commercial pilot with close to 10 years flying experience under his belt.

18 January 2019

TracPlus superior in remote operations — Security Aviation, Alaska

Jeff is the Chief Pilot at Security Aviation, a premier air charter company based in Anchorage, Alaska. We spoke to Jeff about why Security Aviation made the switch to using TracPlus.

11 January 2019

Chile and wildfires — what does the threat look like?

Over the last 30 years the number of fires has increased significantly at the global level, and what is evident, is that a dangerous, large-scale feedback loop that promotes wildfires.

21 December 2018

TracPlus 2018 in Review

Customers are at the heart of everything that we do. When we launched in 2007, our goal was to make the world a safer place by connecting those who operate in harm’s way and in the service of others. Today, that mission still stands.

19 December 2018

HeloPod: Welcome To The Snag-Free Zone

Following a wildfire season in the United States in which nearly 100 people lost their lives, fire agencies are on the hunt for better ways to fight blazes that are now regularly burning over 1 million acres a year and costing billions of dollars to fight.

14 December 2018

Celebrating Customer Success in 2018

Why we do what we do is inextricably tied to one purpose — to help our customers stay safe and connected. In 2018, TracPlus has continued to allow our customers to do just that, so they can focus on each mission knowing they're in safe hands.