Fighting Bushfires from the air – Marcus Skelly

Fighting bushfires from the air can be the best way to bring an out of control fire under control.

It takes a well trained pilot to be able to accurately drop water in the high smoke, low visibility conditions that are characteristic of bushfires.

Marcus Skelly is an experienced Tasmanian pilot who was involved in fighting the Dunalley bushfires in 2013.

To learn more about Mr Skelly please the read this article written by the ABC.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-12-08/the-special-unit-fighting-bushfires-from-the-air/10476396

2019-03-13T12:30:28+11:00March 13th, 2019|Aviation News|