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LA Times: All Fired Up Over Water

Fri Apr 07, 2006 12:52 pm

LA Times is running a story about an emerging new business of converting retired aircrafts (747 and DC-10) to tankers to flight wild fire. It kinda cool to see those old birds returning to the sky and make lots of money to boot!

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