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Here's another great DC-10 firefighting tanker making a precision dropThis fire located near Globe,AZ in 2013 was burning in high timber and was about 7-10 acres in size. The Air Attack called for Tanker 911, to hit the fire with just a small portion of its load. The audio.is between the lead plane and Tanker 911. Also , the short burst of smoke the lead plane makes to indicate to the Tanker where to drop the load of retardant. (m.youtube.com) More...
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Good example of hitting a fire when it's relatively small. Best time.