• The Collective

WindNinja: A Weather Station In Your Pocket

Over the years, wind shifts have caused untold damage to communities and claimed the lives of firefighters and civilians alike. Although the National Weather Service (NWS) provides regular forecasts of the weather across the country, it could never drill down to a small enough area to be useful for firefighters.

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Michael Archer

Posted: April 15, 2019

  • The Collective

Beyond dots on a map — what does the future hold?

“Kia whakatōmuri te haere whakamua - I walk into the future with my eyes fixed on my past.”

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Chris Hinch

Posted: March 20, 2019

  • The Collective

CAL FIRE Submits Report on Protecting Vulnerable Communities from Catastrophic Wildfire

Moving urgently to further protect California’s most vulnerable communities from the immediate risk of catastrophic wildfires this year, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) has recommended a suite of actions to maximize safety and improve forest health in the coming months and longer term.

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Rosa Anderson - Jones

Posted: March 7, 2019

  • Customers

From Scrum to Squirrel — Pilot Richie McCaw

Richie McCaw shares his journey from professional rugby player to helicopter pilot in Canterbury, New Zealand.

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Rosa Anderson - Jones

Posted: February 21, 2019

  • Customers

Pete Bethune — 'You haven’t lived until you find a cause worth dying for'

To sum up what Pete does is a hard task, but his motivation is simple. Find something that is worth dying for. Meet the founder of Earthrace Conservation, activist, legend, and TracPlus Customer, Pete Bethune.

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Rosa Anderson - Jones

Posted: February 12, 2019

  • Product

TracPlus superior in remote operations — Security Aviation, Alaska

Jeff is the Chief Pilot at Security Aviation, a premier air charter company based in Anchorage, Alaska. We spoke to Jeff about why Security Aviation made the switch to using TracPlus.

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Rosa Anderson - Jones

Posted: January 18, 2019

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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.