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Quebec's Approach to the Use of Special Aircraft for Forest Fire Suppression
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1967 by SAE International in United States
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In order to reduce the incidence and spread of forest fires in the province of Quebec, the Department of Transportation and Communications has set up an Air Service Division which provides aircraft to both detect and fight forest fires. Their method for transmitting accurate fire location data based on a master grid numerical reference system is described, as well as the water pickup and drop procedure that is part of the design mission. Research currently in the development stage is expected to effect further improvements in forest fire suppression through the use of aircraft.
CitationGagnon, P., "Quebec's Approach to the Use of Special Aircraft for Forest Fire Suppression," SAE Technical Paper 670230, 1967, https://doi.org/10.4271/670230.