DC-10 Prepares for Australian Fire Season

Throughout September 10 Tanker Air Carrier, based in Albuquerque New Mexico, has been preparing Tanker 910 for the upcoming bushfire season in New South Wales. Known as Southern Belle by Australian firefighters, the DC-10 will be helping to provide air…

10 Tanker Air Carrier

In 2006 10 Tanker Air Carrier introduced a new asset to the Wildland Fire Industry in the form of a DC-10 wide-body jet, setting new standards for capacity, speed, safety and cost effectiveness. Given these attributes, fire managers recognized the…

10 Tanker Air Carrier

Buying several DC-10 passenger aircraft and converting them to aerial fire fighting jets is not for the feint hearted, but that’s exactly what 10 Tanker Air Carrier of Albuquerque New Mexico did. 10 Tanker initially selected the DC-10 aircraft type…

10 Tanker Air Carrier

In 2006 10 Tanker Air Carrier introduced a new asset to the Wildland Fire Industry in the form of a DC-10 wide-body jet, setting new standards for capacity, speed, safety and cost effectiveness.  With these attributes in play, fire managers…

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