• The Collective

PCADS: The Evolution Of Airborne Firefighting

Whether you believe that man-made climate change, insect infestations killing millions of trees, or rampant real estate development in wilderness areas are having an impact on wildfires, the facts are indisputable. Fire seasons are lasting longer, wildfires are becoming more numerous and more massive, and more forests (and communities) are being reduced to ashes by so-called mega-fires, blazes which burn at least 100,000 acres.

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Michael Archer

Posted: June 22, 2018

  • Product

Distress Monitoring and Notification Options

Providing a distress monitoring and notification service is a vital part of what we do here at TracPlus. We’re making a few changes on how this works, so it’s very important you understand what this means for you and your operations. Here’s a rundown.

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Evan Fenemor

Posted: June 21, 2018

  • Customers

Healthy bastards and a few good men

Dave is not just a pilot, nor a doctor, he's a passionate advocate for men’s health — making health education and services accessible for those who may tend to brush it under the carpet. And he's stopping at nothing to get his word out there.

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Rosa Anderson - Jones

Posted: June 20, 2018

If you fly, they can't - Using drones for good

Hobbyist drone operators and opportunist journos are causing havoc in airborne firefighting missions quarters — placing a risk to the safety of manned aircraft, and even bringing their time-sensitive missions to a standstill. Sadly, what is an extremely forward-thinking technological advancement is being deemed the bad boy of aerospace. What needs to change?

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Rosa Anderson - Jones

Posted: June 19, 2018

  • Product

What's Your Status?

Sit in on development or strategy meeting at TracPlus, and you’ll hear the same comment again and again - “it’s not about dots on a map, it’s about the mission.”

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Chris Hinch

Posted: June 18, 2018

  • 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

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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.