Reloading a Boeing 747 'Supertanker' firefighting plane
November 16, 2018 5:42 AM Subscribe
In coverage of the recent fires in California you may have seen a Boeing 747 being used to drop fire retardant. Here's a behind the scenes look at how a 747 and DC-10 are refuelled and reloaded during firefighting operations, along with some insight into how the retardent equipment functions. The turnaround is very fast.
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