Initial Attack – A Periodical of Bombardier Aerospace


Bombardier Amphibious Aircraft publishes periodically “Initial Attack”. Issues published between 1993 and 2002 are available online:

Autumn 2002

Variations in Fire Regimes

The French National Civil Protection Department

Okay, so it's not "Around the World in 80 Days"

Sharing of Emergency Resources in a Constrained World

 

 

Spring 2002

Aero Flite Operations

Firefighting in Italy - A statistical overview of Year 2000 campaigns

Alberta - Prometheus - the Canadian wildland fire growth model

Portugal - Why forest is burning

 

 

Autumn 2001

Trees and Forests Combat Global Warming

Tracking the Spread and Intensity of Crown Fires

Amphibious Aircraft -- a Valuable Tool for Minnesota's Firefighting

New roles for Bombardier Amphibious Aircraft

 

 

Spring 2001

Fire season 2000: Under the big sky

Aerial fire management of the New South Wales Rural Fire Service

Fire runs, but can't hide from FLIR attack

 

 

Autumn 2000

Climate change: implications for forest fire management in Canada

 

British Columbia faces the interface fire challenge

Forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon

 Spray booms enhance waterbomber's environmental protection capability

 

 

 

Spring 2000

Hellenic Air Force fights Turpas refinery fire with Bombardier 415

 

Québec's aerial firefighters – an international strike force

 

The role of aircraft in wildland-urban interface fire management –
a Canadian perspective

 

Fuel mapping helps wildland firefighting

 

 

 

 

Autumn 1999

Canada's Wildland-urban interface: Challenges and solutions

 

First in flight... first in fire protection

 

INMARSAT satellites aid forest firefighting in Spain

 

Forest fire management in China

 

Kosovo relief flights showcased amphibian's heart

 

 

 

 

Spring 1999

Seawater for aerial firefighting - its effect on vegetation

 

Birddogs and Air Attack Officers

 

Forest firefighting organizations in the Republic of Argentina since 1996

 

Northwest Fire Compact from concept to reality

 

 

 

Autumn 1998

Ontario pilots praise new-generation aerial firefighter

 

The worst forest fire disaster in Mexico

Wildland Firefighting in Alaska Challenges and Lessons from Miller's Reach

CL-415 Flight Training Device will reduce costs, enhance safety

 

 

Spring 1998

Forest Fighting in Chile

 

Using Mathematical Models to Combat Forest Fire Spread

Assessment of 1997 Land and Forest Fires in Indonesia

Wildfires in Los Angeles county

 

 

Autumn 1997

Water Bombers Overpower Wildfires in Marseille

 

A New Battle for Croatia

Resource Sharing

Decision Support Systems for Airtanker Management

 

 

Spring 1997

Wildland Fire in Canada

 

 Aerial Forest Fire Protection in Russia's

 B.C. Fire Crews Drop into those Hard-to-Reach Job Sites

 

 

Autumn 1996

Airborne Cooperation in Sweden

 

Initial Attack by Amphibious Aircraft Helps Portugal Combat Forest Fires

Spotting Forest Fires Early Speeds Initial Attack

 

 

Spring 1996

Forest Fire Control in Italy

 

The Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System

Fighting Fire With Fire

 

 

Autumn 1995

Forest Fire Management in Brazil Trails Forest Resource Development

 

The CL-215 in North Carolina

Fire Training Without Fires

 

 

Spring 1995

The CL-215T in California

 

Facts About Foam

Overcoming Adversity in Croatia

 

 

Autumn 1994

Initiatives in Italy

 

The Jiapro Project

New Technology Versus an Old Enemy

 

 

Spring 1994

Urban/Wildland Fire Management in Nova Scotia

 

International Co-operation in Wildland Fire Management

How FLIR Fights Fires

 

 

Autumn 1993

Resource Sharing: the CIFFC Model

 

Centralization: More Efficiency at Less Cost

Waging the War in France

 Source: http://www.bombardier.com/index.jsp?id=3_0&lang=en&file=/en/3_0/3_3/3_3_0.html


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