• The Collective

Night Vision Goggles Bringing Wildfires Into Focus - Part I

Many fire agencies dream about being able to fight wildfires effectively from the air at night when humidity levels rise and wildfire activity subsides.

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Michael Archer

Posted: June 14, 2018

Captain Ray Cronin — Putting His Best Foot Forward

Australia’s aerial firefighting capabilities have been hugely boosted in the past few years due to the grit and determination of Kestrel Aviation founder, Captain Ray Cronin. Last year was one of the hottest Winter’s on record in Australia amid a “long-term warming trend” mostly caused by climate change. Consequently, Ray’s work is vital — and he’s stopping at nothing to ensure Australia is prepared for the wildfire season ahead and the threat climate change places.

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Rosa Anderson - Jones

Posted: June 6, 2018

  • TracPlus News

TracPlus delivers EFB-based global messaging with OzRunways collaboration

At TracPlus we believe in the power of collaboration and coordination. This philosophy has underpinned everything we’ve done since we tracked our first rescue helicopter to help RCCNZ, Coastguard NZ and St John Ambulance better coordinate their responses to real-world emergencies.

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Chris Hinch

Posted: May 1, 2018

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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.