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.

11 December 2018

Pilots, Pick A Path: The Pilot Filter

Erika Armstrong asks the big question, which pilot seat is right for you?

3 December 2018

A Myriad Of Missions — A Day In The Life Of Pilot Jeff McMillan

From abandoned World War II battlegrounds, animal conservation and to oil spill response — Jeff McMillan’s role as a pilot has been hugely diverse. Chief Pilot at Security Aviation, Jeff shares where his flight path has taken him.

14 November 2018

Interview with Richard Alder of NAFC — 2019 Fire Season

TracPlus spoke to Richard Alder from The National Aerial Firefighting Centre (NAFC) about their predictions for the upcoming fire season and the future of drones in the industry.

9 November 2018

The World's Longest Flight: What It Means For Pilots

The longest commercial flight in history is now being offered by Singapore Airlines. You will be able to board an Airbus A350-900ULR (emphasis on the Ultra Long Range) in Singapore and fly nonstop, approximately 19 hours, and land in New York.

7 November 2018

Night Vision Goggles Bringing Wildfires Into Focus - Part 4

In our final instalment, Ventura County Aviation Unit’s Senior Pilot discusses their Night Vision Goggle program, and Australia-based Kestrel Aviation shares some insight into fighting bushfires Down Under.

31 October 2018

Where'd All the Pilots Go?

The reasons why 80% of student pilots drop out have also always been the same; lack of money and the high demands of the industry. But, given that it has always been difficult, why are there really 210,000 less licensed pilots now than there were in 1980?