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Fire Fighting Aircraft Around Las Vegas
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Aircraft are sometimes used as fire retardant (known as slurry) bombers for fire fighting. I've worked under big slurry bombers, and these are some of the bravest and most amazing civilian pilots in the air -- they can really make their planes dance.

Fire Fighting Aircraft
1955 Lockheed P2V-7, N14447, over Mojave, CA
Owner: Neptune Aviation Services Inc, Missoula, MT
Fire Fighting Aircraft
1955 Lockheed P2V-7, N14447, over Mojave, CA
Owner: Neptune Aviation Services Inc, Missoula, MT
N14447
1955 Lockheed P2V-7, N14447, over Barstow, CA
Owner: Neptune Aviation Services Inc, Missoula, MT
N14447
1955 Lockheed P2V-7, N14447, over Barstow, CA
Owner: Neptune Aviation Services Inc, Missoula, MT
Fire Fighting Aircraft
Military C-130 Hercules used as a slurry bomber
over Mojave, CA
Fire Fighting Aircraft
Military C-130 Hercules used as a slurry bomber
over Mojave, CA
Fire Fighting Slurry Bomber
Lockheed P-2 Neptune Type II Airtanker #143; N204EV
Fire Fighting Slurry Bomber
Lockheed P-2 Neptune Type II Airtanker #143; N204EV
Fire Fighting Slurry Bomber
Lockheed P-2 Neptune Type II Airtanker #143; N204EV
more to come ...
N398LA
2007 Air Tractor Inc AT-802A, slurry tanker #498, N398LA
Owner: Western Pilot Service Inc, League City, TX
N398LA
2007 Air Tractor Inc AT-802A, slurry tanker #498, N398LA
Owner: Western Pilot Service Inc, League City, TX
N398LA
2004 Air Tractor Inc AT-802A, slurry tanker #480, N8515G
Owner: Wakefield Aircraft LLC, Cooperstown, ND
N398LA
2004 Air Tractor Inc AT-802A, slurry tanker #480, N8515G
Owner: Wakefield Aircraft LLC, Cooperstown, ND
tanker13
Tanker 13 in the Grand Canyon, June 1981
tanker33
DC-7, Tanker 33 in the Grand Canyon, June 1981
tanker33
DC-7, Tanker 33 in the Grand Canyon, June 1981
tanker33
DC-7, Tanker 33 in the Grand Canyon, June 1981

 
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