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Tankers & Jets

July 11, 2010

It had been almost a month since I had last been to our hangar to check on things. I’ve been flying too much at work lately and the short periods I have been at home have been taken up by time zone recovery. When I drove onto the airport I noticed that the local fire-fighting […]

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Reno-Stead Fire-Fighting Base

August 1, 2009

There have been several thunderstorms in the area the past few days dropping huge amounts of water and spitting out lightning bolts. The lightning has started a few fires in fairly inaccessible areas and has put our local fire fighters to work. There were two fire-fighting operations  on the east side of the Sierras last […]

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