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    Title:Evaluation of long-term retardant drop patterns from the amphibious and wheeled Air Tractor 802
 
    Year:2006
 
    Status:Completed
 
    Researcher(s):Wally McCulloch (Lead)
 
    Abstract:Air Attack Officers with Alberta Sustainable Resource Development and British Columbia Forest Protection Branch that had worked with the AT-802 on amphibious floats observed that the drop patterns of long-term fire retardant were different from those of the AT-802 on wheels. ASRD asked FPInnovations wildfire researchers to conduct preliminary tests to determine whether the amphibious AT-802 on floats did provide a different pattern and whether the patterns resulted in improved retardant coverage on the ground.
 
    Advisory Member(s):Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
 
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    Tags:Aerial; Drop Testing; see all tags...
 
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