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Boeing 747 drops fire retardant on Sonoma County fire

Date: 2020-09-03

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office Henry-1’s aircrew had a front row seat this evening of Tanker 944 doing some awesome work south of Lake Sonoma. Tanker 944 is a Boeing 747-400 BCF and is the world’s largest firefighting aircraft.

Market Application ALE

Installation Rotary

Platform Bell 407

Capability N/A

Sensor Used EON

Range (m) 14000

Altitude (ft) 1600

Target Aircraft

Platform Condition Moving

Environment: Hazy