Numerous reports, blogs, and press releases continue to perpetuate the rumor that the current fleet of large airtankers used to fight wildland fires are going to be unavailable after 2012.
There rumors are extremely misleading and totally false. We would like to set the record straight. Read the full press release by the American Helicopter Services & Aerial Firefighting Associationhere.
Source: AMERICAN HELICOPTER SERVICES & AERIAL FIREFIGHTING ASSOCIATION