World's Largest Firefighting Aircraft

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PFD023
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World's Largest Firefighting Aircraft

Postby PFD023 » Fri Jun 12, 2009 7:40 pm

"When the Supertanker makes its drop of 20,000 gallons of retardent at 500-ft. altitude it has a drop pattern of 3 miles in length and 600 feet wide"

http://www.firegeezer.com/2009/06/12/su ... ne-debuts/

Make sure you check out the video near the bottom of the article.
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Postby FLASHOVER05 » Fri Jun 12, 2009 9:29 pm

Makes me wonder when an airbus A-380 will make it's debut?! and will it have recliners in First Class?
How the hell did I end up here?????

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Postby ndvfd_ff33 » Fri Jun 12, 2009 9:47 pm

[quote=""FLASHOVER05""]Makes me wonder when an airbus A-380 will make it's debut?! and will it have recliners in First Class?[/quote]

That is a SWEETTTTTT plane man. I flew on one from London to the undisclosed area in the middle east during my leave. Awesome plane. lol

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Postby FLASHOVER05 » Fri Jun 12, 2009 10:18 pm

[quote=""ndvfd_ff33""] I flew on one from London to the undisclosed area in the middle east during my leave.[/quote]

Did you bring me back a shirt????

My Buddy went to (I Cant tell you) and all he brought me was this lousy Hijab!

(Sorry to offend any Muslim Firefighters!)
How the hell did I end up here?????

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Postby ndvfd_ff33 » Fri Jun 12, 2009 10:26 pm

[quote=""FLASHOVER05""]Did you bring me back a shirt????

My Buddy went to (I Cant tell you) and all he brought me was this lousy Hijab!

(Sorry to offend any Muslim Firefighters!)[/quote]

Negative, I did not bring you back a shirt. Then again I didn't bring myself or my family a whole hell of a lot either.

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Postby eechoss » Sat Jan 16, 2010 12:55 pm

I would hate to get water bombed by that thing. :)

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Postby ladderman » Sat Jan 30, 2010 1:33 pm

They should have tested it in B.C. on the fires...

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Postby joshuabelanger » Mon Aug 22, 2011 9:51 pm

That kind of job is risky. I bet there will be more unnecessary things that you might encounter. The things needed here is a lot of care.


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