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water bomber

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(Aeronautics) Canadian an aircraft with special tanks for holding water that can be dropped on forest fires
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This contract is for the provision of water bomber (abe) aircraft with their crew, to ensure the following missions: - detection, initial attack and fight against wildfires in all areas outside the agglomeration and on the outer periphery of the agglomeration zones, - fight against fires, which can be combined with the action of civil security aircraft.
A water bomber works to put out a fire in the woods around Jerusalem yesterday morning.
Jeff Berry of Conair Aerial Firefighting said, an AT-802 Fireboss amphibious water bomber crashed about 40 km north of Cold Lake near the Saskatchewan border.
Emergency officials confirmed a man, 43, died when his water bomber fixed-wing aircraft crashed in the Budawang National Park, 270km Southwest of Sydney.
Blue team water bomber Mohammed, 15, said: "It was great getting to throw water at my friends
He toured the air show halls, which houses a sizeable contingent of Russian aerospace companies, and watched three Russian aircraft take part in the flying display including the Beriev water bomber.
Due to its present critical forest fire situation Portugal requested heavy aerial means for forest fire combat operations consisting of two water bomber planes.
Coulson's other water bomber is the Philippine Mars.
One of the key aspects of their bid was that this particular model of cargo plane can be converted from strategic airlift to a massive water bomber.
British Aerospace BAe146, or technically these days BAe Systems RJ series, and with just under 400 built arguably Britain's most successful airliner of all time, could be making a comeback as a water bomber fire fighting aircraft.
Digital Chocolate Launches Its Bully Bashing Game Super Water Bomber on iPhone and iPod Touch
He toured the show halls, which houses a sizeable contingent of Russian aerospace companies, and watched three Russian aircraft take part in the flying display, including the Beriev water bomber.