Aircraft Fighting the Rim Fire, seen from Pine Mountain Lake

Long time no blog.  With the Rim Fire raging up here, I’ve been active on Facebook and Twitter, though.

We shot some pictures of the fire fighting aircraft this evening from the Pine Mountain Lake Marina before dinner.

DC-10 Fire Bomber DC-10 Fire Bomber Closer View of Smoke Clouds C-130 Against Smoke Clouds C-130 Fire Bomber IMG_7502 Helicopter with Water Smoke Clouds

About Jeremy Zawodny

I'm a software engineer and pilot. I work at craigslist by day, hacking on various bits of back-end software and data systems. As a pilot, I fly Glastar N97BM, Just AirCraft SuperSTOL N119AM, Bonanza N200TE, and high performance gliders in the northern California and Nevada area. I'm also the original author of "High Performance MySQL" published by O'Reilly Media. I still speak at conferences and user groups on occasion.
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1 Response to Aircraft Fighting the Rim Fire, seen from Pine Mountain Lake

  1. As i know, this helicopter using for fire fight, isn’t it? My father was fire fighter, but once he didn’t turn back after mission…

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