Australian Firefighters: Ensure You Are Contractually Compliant for the 2020-2021 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: October 1, 2020

  • TracPlus News

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

  • Product

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

Connecting Critical Operations — Choosing a Tracking Company in 2020

As technological platforms continue to evolve and advance, it is right that you should expect the same of your tracking solution. Your tracking provider should go the extra mile to supply your enterprise with a platform that empowers effective business management by giving your team the tools to take charge of operations. Here’s what you should look for in a tracking company in 2020.

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Trevor McIntyre

Posted: July 10, 2020

  • The Collective

Creating Control Within Chaos — Navigating the Poles with Aviaaja Schluter 

From teaching Spanish in Venezuela, to working on ice, Aviaaja Schluter has lived a life full of adventure, and wouldn’t trade it in for anything. Aviaaja shares the challenges and unique experiences that she has been a part of working and navigating in the most remote (and frozen) locations around the world.

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Hayden Johnston

Posted: June 26, 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

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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.