WHY is Evergreen Air B-747 Tanker not fighting Colorado fires?Submitted by Bob-45 on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 18:38
By Harold Saive
July 2, 2012
On March 24, 2009 Evergreen International Aviation announced their B-747 Supertanker was certified to fly by the Interagency Air Tanker Board and ready to fight wildfiles.
The large-scale aerial fire fighting jet uses a delivery system patented by Evergreen Air, capable of delivering large payloads of retardant at safe altitudes above terrain.
On June 29th Evergreen Air issued a statement on their website in response to numerous queries about the availability of their 747 Supertanker.
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