BC company firefighting in California

Re: BC company firefighting in California

Postby maryjane48 » Dec 14th, 2017, 5:31 pm

Picture of waynes tanker -133 in la times working a,fire

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Re: BC company firefighting in California

Postby maryjane48 » Dec 18th, 2017, 4:32 am

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Re: BC company firefighting in California

Postby seewood » Dec 18th, 2017, 10:10 am

Crikey, you have a "Wayne Doll" you worship every day? Send them a Christmas card?

I believe Wayne is down there similar to other Canadian helicopter companies I know about, is because they meet US standards, and the US dollar with the favorable exchange rate. The Canadian companies involved down there have been asked by the California authorities.
Coulson is jumping into the air tanker market much like Conair has since 1969 and Air Spray since 1967. Wayne was a kid when the others started.

Good on Coulson to do what he is doing. I do wish any company the best and no accidents. Tough to operate a business with that much competition.
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Re: BC company firefighting in california

Postby Jx3 » Dec 18th, 2017, 10:14 am

LordEd wrote:Are they using the Mars bomber? I don't see mention of it.

maryjane48 wrote:No.they have 737 and other craft .not sure the models


Why don't you post a photo of Coulson's 737 tanker in action working the fires in California?
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Re: BC company firefighting in California

Postby maryjane48 » Dec 18th, 2017, 12:53 pm

Theres video on the interview and he said all the other compabnies went home for xmas . So hes only canadianone still going there :130: making bc proud .

,hopefully our premier is paying attention so. Bc can get back to being a leader :130:
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Re: BC company firefighting in California

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Re: BC company firefighting in California

Postby maryjane48 » Dec 18th, 2017, 3:19 pm

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_ ... 7800065598


Nikon d4 sequence of coulson air tanker doing a drop on thomas fire :130:
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Re: BC company firefighting in California

Postby rookie314 » Dec 18th, 2017, 3:23 pm

Drip_Torch wrote:
rookie314 wrote:Big Whoop. Alpine has been in the US since 1997 and Wildcat has been in Aus since 2003. Typical Coulson, "look at ME!!!"


Cool... so Alpine has been in the US since 7 years after Coulson.

Want a link to the RJ's facebook page in Australia? Its been playing a drum roll while counting down the minutes until it arrives on Wednesday. Lol.

Seems all the aviation companies have a claim to fame. Wildcat... more repels, Alpine... more bells, Coulson... more haters. Conair... more cronies. I don't see much difference between them. Some lead, some follow - some get it done, others talk about it.

Just like every other industry under the sun.

(Disclaimer: When I go virtual tanking the latest modis detections on the Thomas fire tonight out of KSBA, I'll probably be flying Airspray 489. I could use Conair's RJ 466, or Conair's Convair 47. Coulson's C-130 is still waiting on a paint job in my virtual paint shop. :up: )


No, they don't have to run around trying to validate themselves.
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Re: BC company firefighting in California

Postby maryjane48 » Dec 18th, 2017, 3:33 pm

Lol they run around trying to buy their way into contracts while wayne is out doing his job . You know flying planes saving structures . :130:
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Re: BC company firefighting in California

Postby Jx3 » Dec 18th, 2017, 4:36 pm

MJ kindly post a photo of "Wayne's" 737 tanker working the California fire please. I'll wait.
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Re: BC company firefighting in California

Postby maryjane48 » Dec 18th, 2017, 5:20 pm

I posted photos of c 130
He doesnt have 737 tanker there .i posted wrong number :130:
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Re: BC company firefighting in California

Postby Drip_Torch » Dec 20th, 2017, 12:17 am

Jx3 wrote:MJ kindly post a photo of "Wayne's" 737 tanker working the California fire please. I'll wait.


Funny that'd come up. I just started virtually working Wayne's 737 yesterday. I probably could have painted the real plane in less time than this one took me, but here it is on a quick stop-over in Penticton.

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Re: BC company firefighting in California

Postby maryjane48 » Dec 23rd, 2017, 6:17 pm

Waynes s61 back online in australia

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Re: BC company firefighting in California

Postby Drip_Torch » Dec 24th, 2017, 12:38 am

Well, if that isn't one of life's big injustices...

Back when I worked under 348 (right) it looked old and tired and I looked shiny and new.
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