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ehofmann Aug 8, 2013 4:47 PM

Using the "Big One"
 
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Caught the fire fighting plane circling over the neighborhood getting ready to drop retardant on the Banning fire. It has been a very busy summer so far.

Ozzie_Traveller Aug 10, 2013 5:24 PM

G'day EH

Hells Bells ...... do you mean that this fella overhead is flying in at 200 - 500 feet over a large fire and dropping his "bundle" over the heart of a bushfire??

If so then 'them there' pilots deserve more than a medal

Regards, Phil

ehofmann Sep 27, 2013 12:53 AM

Sorry it took me so long to reply but yes, when they make the drop it is pretty impressive. The jet coming over the house is just a different sensation than what the propeller planes make in their passes.


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