Helicopters and aircraft help to fight fire in forests in United States by detecting fire and helping in firefighting.
United States USA Date:1984 Duration:3 min 21 sec Sound:Yes
Man drives an offroad vehicle specially designed, with individually suspended wheels, to traverse difficult terrain during a forest fire. A Canadair CL-215 "Super Scooper" twin engine float plane filling its 1400 gallon water tanks as it skims over a lake and then discharging it in a demonstration, in Quebec, Canada. Solar energy powered weather instruments and a tower with view of its instruments and a solar panel with solar cells on it. A satellite in the space. Surveillance planes in flight using infrared detectors to find forest fires. Image of the territory below on monitor screen aboard the airplane. "Smoke Jumpers" parachute from an aircraft. A helicopter hovers over trees in forest and lowers a rope that firefighter uses to rappel into the forest. Firefighters manually fighting a fire with hand tools at the fire's edge. They quickly leave the area, as a flareup occurs and then return to continue fighting the fire.
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