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Aircraft in Forest Fire Control

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How aircraft are employed in detecting and controlling outbreaks of fire. Radio-equipped spotter planes scan the forests searching out telltale signs of smoke. Then a coordinated ground/air offensive is launched. Waterbomber aircraft douse fires from the air, maintaining a holding action until the ground crews are able to move in.

1963, 27 min

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Bronze Medal - Category: Instructional Films
International Forestry Film Festival
June 1 1966, Madrid - Spain

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