Source: Timken, 31-Oct-11
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) recently counted on The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) to provide its fleet mechanics with training to keep the department’s firefighting helicopters ready to perform in high-heat situations. This preventative training is critical to CAL FIRE, which responds to an average of 5,600 wildfires and as many [...]
Source: Times-Standard, 04-Jun-10
With rain filling out the forecast lately, it might not feel like peak fire season just yet, but CalFire is ready for that first blaze. This week the “Helitack” crew finished training with a series of practice exercises at the Rohnerville Air Attack Base.
Source: US Marine Corps, 20-May-10
Federal and state fire agencies remain ready to respond after local military and civilian fire personnel completed their third annual aerial firefighting drill at Camp Pendleton, May 13. Approximately 34 emergency service personnel and several aircraft from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Naval Air Station North Island and California’s Department [...]
Source: Vertical, 11-Jun-09
Source: Airliners.net, 05-Jun-09