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…

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…

DC-10 tactical use by NSW 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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