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Aerial Firefighting

Aerial Firefighting

Wolfgang Jendsch

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Over 400 vivid color photos show aircraft used around the globe to fight forest and open-range fires. Includes fire-extinguishing planes known as airtankers, firefighting helicopters, transports, and direction and command planes essential to successful firefighting. Many rare, never-before-published images show firefighting aircraft in action.The detailed text provides technical descriptions of forest fire fighting and speculates on the future of firefighting aviation. This book is a must for every reader fascinated by aviation or firefighting.

Size: 9″ x 12″ | 415 color photos | 352 pp
ISBN13: 9780764330681 | Binding: hard cover


Wolfgang Jendsch is a forest-fire-fighting expert, editor, and member of the International Association of Wildland Fires.