A news report about the USS Iowa gun turret explosion in 1989.
Firefighting Air Tankers!
This short presentation features selected scenes from the eighty minute Alan Simmons HD Production of "Firefighting Airtankers". Five different types of fixed wing tankers are featured fighting wildfires in Southern California. A brief description of each tanker is included. There is an Air Ops section narrated by Tony Duprey, retired USFS. A bonus section delivers footage of vintage airtankers most of which have now been decommissioned.