A tribute to aerial firefighting aircraft

The 2015 wildfire season has been a brutal one so far. Here in Oregon we’ve got our own proliferation of forest fires and we’ve seen the fallout from the states both north and south of us in the form of smoke and ash.

If it weren’t for our dedicated aerial fire fighter’s and the aircraft they use, our nations forests would be looking like nothing more than a pile of briquettes. The following link is an awesome visual and descriptive tribute to many of the most awesome firefighting aircraft ever deployed.

http://flightclub.jalopnik.com/the-comprehensive-flight-club-guide-to-damn-near-every-1724742785

Water Drop photo Getty Images