Since 2008 I have blogged about aerial wildland firefighting. I am not a firefighter nor am I a pilot, just an interested bystander. Join me here as I write about the aircraft and the pilots, working with the aid of support operations, who fight wildland fires from the sky in support of fire crews on the ground. I also blog on concerns affecting fire crews on the ground as well as other aviation and meteorology issues. Learn what it takes to do jobs that are staffed by the best of the best.
Neptune Aviation P2V Neptune drops phos-chek on the 2007 WSA Complex Fire
Source: U.S. Forest Service, Mike Hodges
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Mount Wilson Observatory Today
In my wonderings doing background reading and research on the MWO, I was fortunate to find a wonderful 1 hour episode on the MWO filmed a few months after the 2009 Station Fire. There is a Television Show called California’s Gold a Huell Howser production ( http://calgold.com/ ). The June 8, 2010 show was on Mt. Wilson and may be found at on this Huell Howser archive page. There is no embed code, the show lasts for about 58 minutes and is well worth the time spent.