Tanker 137, the Boeing 737 FireLiner Grid Testing

This week Coulson’s latest aerial bomber, Tanker 137, a modified Boeing 737-300 to fight fires is doing the USFS Grid testing. Here’s some great shots of it at General William J. Fox Airfield

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(Photos taken by Dan Smallwood)
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(Photos taken by Dan Smallwood)
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(Photos taken by Dan Smallwood)

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Looks sick! Amazing livery tnere i have to say. Those cockpit window too😍😍😍

Wow the livery looks so sick!
More stuff to prevent the wildfires!

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Oh wow look at those windows!

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Here’s their support Vehicle!

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Wow! It has a phenomenal livery on that!

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Is it a 737-700 or -300? Almost looks like a -700 to me. If so, who’s going to be the first to put in a feature request… Awesome plane though!

It’s a 300. Coulson bought it from Southwest

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My bad. Guess it does look a little short

All good! it’s a 1995 Boeing 737-300 serial number 27700

The -300 is only 1 foot shorter, lol 😛

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Livery looks similar in design to what Boeing puts on their MAX 8/9/10. Very cool!

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It looks beautiful doesn’t it!?

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Is the 7 on the tail because it’s called the 137?

Yep! Tanker 138 has a huge 8 on it

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Wow this is a remarkable catch!! Not only did you get amazing pictures of it taxiing, you got it in action too! Stunning❤️✈️

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Wish I could take credit - Which I don’t but one day I’ll see it!

With that big 7 on the back is really tricking me into thinking it’s a 737-700, the mask on that is amazing!

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Another great shot!

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When the 737 MAX aircraft get old one day, it would be so cool to see them turned into fire fighting aircraft!