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Media Alert- Aerial Firefighting Conference 2016


Media Alert- Aerial Firefighting Conference 2016

What: 13th Annual Aerial Firefighting Conference  

·         Senator John McCain confirmed to address Aerial Firefighting leaders during the AFF two day conference

·         The wildfire season in North America has been a challenging one for all concerned.

o   6,224,545 acres had been burned by a total of 37,894 fires by August 8th - According to the National Interagency Fire Centre

o   The fire season is still at National Preparedness Level 4, the second highest level. 

o   It is against this backdrop that the 13th Aerial Firefighting International conference has returned to Sacramento, California.

When: March 22-23

Where: McClellan Conference Center, 5411 Luce Avenue, McClellan Ca 95652

Who: International Delegations

·         The Forestry Departments

·         Fire and Aviation Services

·         Departments of Agriculture

·         Military Units

Photo/Video Opportunities: McClellan Airport/McClellan Jet Services, 3028 Peacekeeper Way, McClellan Ca 95652

·         AFF 2016 will conclude with an afternoon static and flying display of fixed and rotary aircraft with delivery systems. These demonstrations will take place at McClellan Airfield, a short five-minute journey from the Aerial Fire Fighting venue. Tangent Link will provide a complimentary shuttle service to and from the demonstrations. 


Questions: For more information on the event visit http://tangentlink.com/event/aerial-firefighting-international-2016/#programme or for interviews contact Lorie Ozobiani