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Neptune Aviation: An Air-Tanker Giant That Keeps Reinventing Itself

Back in 1994, a year-old air-tanker company was established in Missoula, Montana. Neptune Aviation was one of 14 aviation services that operated a fleet of 44 aircraft nationwide as U.S. Forest Service (USFS) contractors. Their stable of 6 P-2V Neptune anti-submarine aircraft, which dated from the Korean War, ranged far and wide over the United States and were a familiar site over many major wildfires from 1994 till 2017. Late that year, they retired the last of their venerable LATs (Large Air-Tankers).

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Michael Archer

Posted: March 17, 2020

  • The Collective

High Mountain Peaks to Glistening Reefs — Exploring the Islands with Caribbean Buzz Helicopters 

Founded in 2011, Caribbean Buzz Helicopters are a unique helicopter tour agency working out of Charlotte Amalie West in the US Virgin Islands. TracPlus had the opportunity to sit down with Maria Rodriguez, from Caribbean Buzz, to learn more about their operations and find out what makes their offering so unique.

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Hayden Johnston

Posted: March 11, 2020

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TracPlus is Growing

The TracPlus team has grown exponentially over the last 12 months, and there are no signs of slowing.

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Sophia Taing

Posted: March 11, 2020

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RACQ LifeFlight - Providing aeromedical services for over 40 years

LifeFlight is a world leader in aeromedical retrieval services. With over 40 years of experience and bases across the wider Queensland region, their service offers the community a lifeline in emergencies.

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Hayden Johnston

Posted: March 5, 2020

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Yara Birkeland: The World’s First Electric Autonomous Container Ship

As a result of Norway's ever-changing climate conditions, the country has become a renowned hub for innovation and green practices. These conditions have forced big companies to find eco-friendly solutions for everyday business activities. Yara International is a Norwegian fertilizer company, who have no clear background in maritime vessels. So why did they create this one of a kind boat? 

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Hayden Johnston

Posted: February 18, 2020

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Safer Water Practices — TracPlus and Mandurah Marine Rescue

The Mandurah Volunteer Marine Service works in partnership with the Western Australia Water Police to coordinate and execute search and rescue missions in the region. We caught up with skipper and radio operator, John Jones, about how the Volunteer Marine Rescue WA serve the community.

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Hayden Johnston

Posted: February 10, 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.