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The Most Helpful Firefighting Tools Available in 2020

The 2019/2020 Australian bushfire season was unprecedented. Firefighters described atypical new fire behaviours, including mini weather systems created by the force and intensity of the blazes. The tinder-dry landscape sped the trajectory of these fires – raging from inland towns all the way to the coast.

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Hayden Johnston

Posted: October 9, 2020

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Coulson Aviation: Breaking New Ground In Aerial Firefighting

With wildland firefighters on the ground hampered by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, fire managers are putting more emphasis on air attack to make up for fewer ground crews who have to maintain social distancing rules. As such, new technology is being applied to the age-old goal of putting the wet stuff on the hot stuff.

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Michael Archer

Posted: August 28, 2020

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Welcome to the TracPlus team, Sacha

This week, we welcome Sacha Wetzel to the TracPlus team. Owner of Avfoil - The Aviation Marketplace - Sacha's international business experience and understanding of our customers' pain points makes him an extremely valuable point of contact for the TracPlus community.

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Rosa Anderson - Jones

Posted: May 14, 2020

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TracPlus secures expansion and acquisition capital from Movac — Here’s why it matters to our customers

Today, we are pleased to announce that TracPlus has successfully raised expansion capital from Movac, New Zealand's most respected technology investor. This capital has been raised to deliver upon our company strategies and will be used to continue to offer our customers world-class tracking and communication solutions that are modern, cost-effective and powerful.

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Trevor McIntyre

Posted: May 7, 2020

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  • The Collective

“Just because you can, does not mean you should” - Alaskan Airmen Association's Response to COVID-19 

With the world in lockdown, confusion is growing about what we can and can’t do. This sentiment couldn't ring more true for those in the aviation industry. TracPlus attended Alaska Airmen Association’s latest web conference surrounding the details of COVID-19 practices in the aviation industry in Alaska. Spokesperson Adam White spent time explaining the governmental, local and community processes that have been put in place to ensure that all stay safe out there. Here’s more about what was discussed.

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Hayden Johnston

Posted: April 13, 2020

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  • Customers

RACQ LifeFlight: Saving Lives at the Face of COVID-19

TracPlus spoke with Queensland-based Air Rescue service, RACQ LifeFlight, on how they have shifted their business procedures to keep their community and staff safe amid COVID-19.

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Rosa Anderson - Jones

Posted: April 7, 2020

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Seeing Through Darkness — The Role of NVG in Nighttime Firefighting

Have you wondered how operators came to use NVG to fight fires? Or are you an operator who is interested in integrating NVG into your business? Our Ebook identifies the benefits and the costs of using this incredible technology in the cockpit.