10tanker – FDC-10 tactical use by New South Wales Rural Fire Service

Last December firefighters from New South Wales began using their DC-10 Large Airtanker in a fashion that, while not necessarily an innovation, has not been commonly practiced elsewhere. Historically airtankers began with the capacity to carry enough retardant to hit…

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…

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