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2 new firefighting aircraft join fleet as B.C. gears up for intense wildfire season

June 13, 2023 
By CBC News

June 13, 2023, British Columbia – Earlier this month, the BCWS welcomed two Dash 8-400AT airtankers to the provincial airtanker centre at Penticton Regional Airport, and they’ve already been deployed across the Okanagan region and beyond. The two new airtankers are equipped with a 10,000-litre tank, a good deal larger than the 8,000-litre tank on the Conair Convair airtankers that were retired last September. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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