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Thursday, June 27, 2019

6/27/19 5:00 pm Aerial Fire Fighting Drone

This video is from an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) "drone" operated by @BLM Alaska Fire Service UAS Pilot, Jo Don Morton and #LakeviewHotshots Drone Pilot, Milton Truong. This drone was utilized for missions on the #SwanLakeFire.

In addition to aerial video and infared reconnaissance, this drone is outfitted with a Plastic Sphere Dispenser(PSD) to support hand crews on the ground during firing operations.


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