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Everything a commercial pilot shouldn't do

MsHighAltitude

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Not only brave but also great pilots. The weight and center of gravity changes during water collection and disbursement, height and speed control, turbulence due to the heat, etc. all demand excellent airmanship.
 
Yes, that is very commendable work and very difficult as well. And with the hot and arid summer we are having in the West, fires are a real problem again.
 

Plague

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Yes, that is very commendable work and very difficult as well. And with the hot and arid summer we are having in the West, fires are a real problem again.
It looks like it is becoming secure, long-term (albeit risky) employment.
The new version of oil well firefighters?
 
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