"We have flown more [firefighting] hours, year-to-date, than we did in 2018, 2019, and 2020. Right now, the year-to-date number is approaching double the number of hours of 2019 or 2020." - Ryan McCartney, VP of Hillsboro Aviation
Click here to read more about our thoughts on the current state of aerial firefighting in Vertical Magazine's feature story in the August/September 2021 edition.
And most importantly, thank you to our staff who work tirelessly, away from their families and without the comforts of home, to protect the communities and lands at risk of a dramatically changing fire landscape.