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?
Smaller aircraft are still important for firefighting in Australia.
Large Air Tankers are modified versions of the Boeing 737 passenger aircraft.