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Landing a seat

Single-engine air tanker (SEAT) pilots are carded, or licensed, by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Aviation Management Directorate (AMD). The department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) provides training for SEAT pilots.

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Here we go again

A new fire season is already upon us. It seems like the last one just ended! Texas released most of its firefighting assets around Thanksgiving with the understanding things would probably get busy again in early spring.

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Aerial Fire Fighting’s tool box

America’s aerial firefighting fleet is a large and diversified one. Often referred to as a tool box with each tool having a specific use.

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