[LMB] very OT: australia, was: Fanfic Ivan
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Fri Dec 20 10:17:52 GMT 2019
With a total population of 24.6 million people, it boils down to cost. We share lots of facilities with the US and Canada as the fire seasons are during opposite times of the year.
> On 20 Dec 2019, at 6:05 pm, markus baur <baur at chello.at> wrote:
> but that is not an australian aircraft (it says coulson on its side and Coulson is a canadian company)
> which leads me to suspect that the fixed wing aircraft australia uses are all charted for the occasion (which tends to be more expensive and reduces reaction speed in case of an early fire season - it also reduced the amount of local area trainnig the aircaft crews can do and also interface training with ground crews, that having aircraft on station throughout the year would allow)
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