Shorter public relations version of training film introducing the use of air tankers as a fire suppression tool. Filmed and created in the early days of the use of fixed wing aircraft as water dropping tools for the suppression of wildfire. Outlines the basic drop techniques, limitations and practical use of air tankers. Many air-to-air shots of older model tankers. TBM, N3N biplane.
Print Reversal Sound Color 16mm film
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Airplanes Wildfires--California Fire engines and equipment
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