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Coulson Aviation: Breaking New Ground In Aerial Firefighting

Fire managers have been putting more emphasis on air attack as a result of ground crews having to maintain social distancing rules over the pandemic. As such, new technology is now being applied to the age-old goal of putting the wet stuff on the hot stuff.

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Michael Archer

Posted: July 12, 2021

Australian Firefighters: Ensure You Are Contractually Compliant for the Upcoming Bushfire Season

TracPlus is a NAFC approved tracking provider for all aerial firefighting contracts in Australia. Our solution allows operators to keep their existing tracking service provider if required, and easily share their operational data with NAFC and other agencies when operating on firefighting contracts.

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Simon Barton

Posted: July 9, 2021

Technology’s Role in Multi-Agency Emergency Response

Whether it’s a mass casualty or severe natural disaster event, agencies are required to work alongside each other. And akin to their collaborative work ethic, first responders require technology that allows them to coordinate and communicate seamlessly with and between each other.

Posted: June 1, 2021

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AFDAU-T1: Increasing Accuracy on Aerial Firefighting Data

Australia just experienced its Black Summer bushfire siege, in which bushfires burned over 18 million hectares, killed 34 people directly and another 417 due to the aftereffects of bushfire smoke, while levelling more than 9,300 structures from June 2019 to May 2020.

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Michael Archer

Posted: August 19, 2020

  • The Collective

Alaska Division of Forestry: Dealing with the Coronavirus on the Last Frontier

Following a year in which 719 wildland fires burned 2.58 million acres, with several regions setting new records for high temperatures, low rainfall and fuel burnability characteristics, the Alaska Division of Forestry faces another daunting year, further complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Michael Archer

Posted: May 28, 2020

  • The Collective

Bob Roper: Helping Craft the Fire Service’s Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Nevada State Forester. Chief of Ventura County Fire Department. Past Chairman of the International Association of Fire Chiefs’ Wildland Fire Policy Committee. Policy Advisor at the Western Fire Chiefs Association. Bob Roper, has had a career unlike any but a precious few will ever experience.

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Michael Archer

Posted: May 19, 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.