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Large Air Tanker ‘Boomer’

Listen to the Captain of ‘Boomer’ - the Boeing 737 Large Air Tanker (LAT) utilised for aerial firefighting.




Imagine you are a crew member on ‘Boomer’. How long would it take to fly from Richmond to Wagga Wagga?

Hey Firestormer!

Smaller aircraft are still important for firefighting in Australia.

  • Fighting fires,
  • Fire fighters,
  • Major bush fires,
  • Respond,
  • Place,
  • Fires in remote areas


One year on from the 2019/2020 summer catastrophic bushfires, the Central Coast Council took time to say ‘thank you’ to the volunteers, frontline workers and residents who helped to protect the community and give back during one of the most devastating natural disasters the Coast has ever seen. The bush fires of summer 2019/20 will leave a lasting impact on us all. As we hear the unique stories of 15 courageous locals who gave so much during this time, one common theme shines through: the strength, resilience and spirit of the Central Coast community.

Large Air Tankers are modified versions of the Boeing 737 passenger aircraft.

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