CFPA Newsletter 2011 & 2012 (Archives)

As the 2011 and 2012 CFPA news issues are no longer available on calfirepilots.com, you can find these here, free to download (links are at the page bottom) or in direct reading on Calameo (Individual link under each issue summary).

2011

July

  • Safety (Dennis W. Brown/Cal Fire)
  • A tribute to Bob (Jimmy Barnes)
  • 2011 Air-tac & Air-Tanker Deployment Schedule
  • Farewell to Carl Lawton Kennedy Jr
  • A Quizz with Patty…
  • Letter to Walt (Jerome Laval)
  • Seconde Evaluation for Beriev 200 in France (F. Marsaly)
  • Then and Now… Santa Rosa 1975-2010.

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August

  • Retardant delivery variables (Joe « Hoser » Satrapa)
  • Retardant safety issues (Dennis W. Brown/Cal Fire)
  • Cal Fire Aircraft Response Guideline (Cal Fire)
  • Aerostar, the P-3 by Aero Union
  • 2011, Air Tactical & Airtankers dispatch map
  • 2011, Helicopter dispatch map
  • Floods, tornadoes and fires (Karsten Shein)
  • A letter from Ed Gillespie
  • Touring the B-17 (Jim Ferreira)
  • Then and Now… Grass Valley 1975-2010

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September

  • News : An Electra converted by Conair (F. Marsaly)
  • Safety : It wasn’t too bad (Frank « Smokey » Vallesillo
  • A quizz for Mike
  • It’s football season, Cal Fire offensive team
  • The 50 first years part 1 : fire bomber pilots (Linc W. Alexander)
  • Remember D-Day, Normandy 1944 (J. Laval)
  • Then and now… Rohnerville 70ies-2010

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October

  • Safety : Airport opérations (Dennis W. Brown/Cal Fire)
  • Tactical Spread (Jim Barnes)
  • Stu Kunkee went West (J. Laval)
  • Jet Age ? (J. Laval)
  • Budgetary cuts vs Initial Attack (Bryan Combs)
  • Trapped family thankfull to Firefighters (Joel Metzger)
  • The 50 first years part 2 : USFS use of Airtankers (Linc W. Alexander)
  • Bonnie says Goodbye (J. Laval)
  • Then and now… Hemet Apron 70ies’ Piston – 2000′ Turbine

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2012

July

  • Safety (Dennis W. Brown/Cal Fire)
  • Hints and tips (Colin Rogers)
  • Safety : anaotomy of An Accident-Taking off at Tenerife (Brian Combs)
  • Basic Flight Manoeuvring on Lead Planes (Joe Satrapa)
  • 2012 Cal Fire Air-Tac & Airtanker Deployment Schedule
  • CDF Ukiah Air Attack Base Historical Events part 1 : 1949-1965 (BC Terry A. Guerrero)
  • Tribute to Linc W. Alexander, Godspeed T-11, Farewell Todd and Ron ! (CFPA News Team)
  • Maffs 7 accident (B. Gabbert)
  • Airtankers, an historic overview (Tom Janney)
  • S-3B « Viking » Airtanker, a Joint Industry/Government Effort (Paul Wynns/Argon ST)

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August

  • Bye Russ
  • Safety : Tanker 55, a success story of Reason’s Swiss Cheese Model (Bryan Combs/CFPA)
  • Cal Fire Air Program : Tip of Spear
  • Statement by Senator John McCain on the Wildfire Supression Aircraft transfer act of 2012
  • Airtanker Captain Bryan Baker (Interview by Jerome Laval)
  • Safety : : structurally, is a minute worth it ?
  • CDF Ukiah Air Attack Base Historical Events part 2 (1966-1974). (BC Terry A. Guerrero)
  • Airtankers, an historic overview, the Sixties (Tom Janney)
  • Bucks Fire (Jeremy Ulloa)
  • Robbers Fire (Wes Schultz)

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September

  • Good Job Jimmy !!!
  • Fire Captain Dan Hickey (Interview by Jerome)
  • The Fed Side (Dean O. Talley)
  • Safety : July 19th 2005 (Patrick Calamia)
  • Retardant (The Green Hornet)
  • Another milestone for USAF C-130’s (Ann Skarban)
  • 10 Tanker milestone
  • Firewatch Cobras (P. Koerber)
  • CDF Ukiah Air Attack Base Historical Events part 3 (1974-1984). (BC Terry A. Guerrero)
  • Airtankers, an historic Overview, the seventies… (Tom Janney)
  • Lockheed C-130 Hercules Airtankers part 1/2 (F. Marsaly)
  • Overtime (Jeremy Ulloa)

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October

  • Airtank’art (Julien Camp, Jean Barbaud)
  • Linc’s last flight (Ray Horton)
  • Reno : go fast and turn left ! (Will Whiteside)
  • OV-10
  • The Fed Side (Dean O. Talley)
  • Sharky (Bryan Combs)
  • Smokes
  • God Loves Sheperds (Lee E. Monson)
  • Copter 102 pilot Mike Strande (Interview by Jerome Laval)
  • Helicopters (Nathan Addison)
  • CDF Ukiah Air Attack Base Historical Events part 4 (1984-2012 ). (BC Terry A. Guerrero)
  • Bucks Fire (Nathan Addison)
  • Airtankers, an historic overview, the eighties (Tom Janney)
  • Lockheed C-130 Hercules Airtankers part 2/2 (F. Marsaly)
  • Ramona at work (Kev Pack)

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To download the 2011 issues – (4 pdf in a zip file, 21 Mo)

To download the 2012 issues – (4 pdf in a zip file, 25 Mo)

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