To start with, watch this video.

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The US fleet is old.  The Neptune is an old airplane. The US firefighting fleet has met with a number of crashes (link).

Pilots flying fire fighting missions face tremendous challenges. Invariably there’s a lot of , smoke and low altitudes.  Just the sort of work that will wear out an airplane. In and in the , they have modern fire fighting airplanes.  Why can’t we get these in the USA?

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