MORE COLORADO FIREBOMBERS

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    Flew into For Collins today. When I landed it was 36C. I saw these guys on the ramp.
     

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    36C, eh? Crap, that's hot! :rolleyes:
     
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    Cool. Is that first one an Airtractor, by chance?
     
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    Ya know Eric, I think it is, looks like it has a PT-6
     
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    Oh, I forgot to say "Great pics!". Sorry 'bout that. :lol:
     
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    Why I didn't think of just doing an N number search last night, I don't know...Yep an Air Tractor AT-802. The registration shows a PT-6A engine, good call! I also noticed it has a restricted registration. Not unusual for an Air Tractor.
     
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    Restricted allows it to be used for specific things. I suspect, based on lack of what the Feds call "approved data" on the engine installation, the restrcited category allows it to be operated as a fire bomber or a duster.
     
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    Unfortunately the last 2 pix don't work for me... What are they? The 2nd aircraft pic looks very cool to me, what type of plane is that? It has very ellegant shape!
     
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    One is a Skycrane helicopter, the others are an airtractor and a LLama Helicopter used for firecrew evacuation and fire spotting.
     
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    Good Pics!
     
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