New water bombers arrive

by Shane Magee - May 10, 2017

Ahead of what could be a ‘very difficult’ forest fire season, the territorial government has some new fire-fighting equipment. Eight new Air Tractor 802A FireBoss amphibious water bomber aircraft have arrived in the territory over the past several weeks. The aircraft, at about $3.5 million each, replace four GNWT-owned CL-215 planes that will be sold…

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