Results for "fire"


  • Big Woody Fires

    15th Aug 2013 A late afternoon flight. I thought I would go and check out the burn-off generating all the pollutive smoke on Big Woody Island in the Great Sandy Straits. I guess it's important to mention that no one lives here and this Island is a National Park.

    Tags: fire, island, burn-off, pollution

  • FU ... Smoke

    A lot of burning off (and an unplanned grass fire) create skies currently full of smoke, and poor visibility. It was a good test for aircraft CTAF intercommunications and situational awareness. I even got to overtake a friend who happened to be out enjoying the smoke too (no hard feelings mat...

    Tags: fire, smoke, pollution, health, asthma, air

  • This is how to get things done!

    Water air drop for a traffic accident on Trans-Labrador Highway. Canadair CL-415 water bomber aircraft are not only used to support ground firefighting activities in case of forest fires. The "Superscooper" planes can be extremely useful when you need to extinguish fire following a car crash a...

    Tags: air water drop, fire, tanker

  • Dangerous Weekend Bush Fire!!

    As seen from the air today.

    Tags: fire, emergency, aerial, photography, bush, evacuation

  • Impressive Dark Plumes of Smoke

    A recent flight reveals the carnage after a large bush fire.

    Tags: bush, fire, australia