At the end of this video of a retardant drop by Neptune’s Tanker 01, a BAe-146, you will hear a four-letter word. After watching, you will fully understand why.
Oh F*** pic.twitter.com/235hlKFAHr
— Aviões e Músicas (@avioesemusicas) August 13, 2019
Did you notice the dust being kicked up as the aircraft skimmed over the ridge?
(UPDATE: a SAFECOM was filed that may be related to the incident above)
Tanker 01 is currently working for the U.S. Forest Service on an exclusive use contract.
Here is a great shot of a CL-215 or 415:
And, a Single Engine Air Tanker on the Paint Mine Fire three miles northwest of Nephi, Utah