With the final days before the official start to EAA AirVenture
2007 counting down all too rapidly... and, not quickly enough...
ANN's senior staff is all-too-aware of the Herculean task ahead of
us in reporting EVERYTHING that's news at The World's Greatest
"If you find Bambi konked out by a big box, we're going
to have people upset about that. There are some very good points to
their system, but some very big drawbacks as well."
Source: Carl Bambarger, aviation program leader
at the US Forest Service technology and development center. Boeing
recently partnered with Weyerhaeuser Co. to test a new technology
that will, hopefully, make aerial firefighting more effective and
much safer. It's called a Precision Container Air Delivery System
(PCADS), and works aerial firefighting like a humanitarian aid