US Forestry Leadplane in NSW

With fires burning in Australia, Alaska sent 30
Members and several aircraft to support fire operations. Alaska and Australia hold a close partnership on fires. USFS Matthew Petersen shares these photos of the Aerocommander operations. So why is the US using Aerocommanders? The Leadplane guide LATs and VLATs into the area. They will deploy smoke to show where to drop. Typically Leadplanes are aercommanders and KingAirs

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