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Modular airborne firefighting system training


The U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Military’s annual air tanker Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) training is taking place until Friday.

Flight operations are based at the Cheyenne Air National Guard Station (ANGS) in Cheyenne. The training, sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service, includes classroom sessions, flight training and recertification for military flight crews, civilian lead plane pilots and various support personnel. It also invokes MAFFS support specialists and aviators from the military and federal agencies.

Military C-130s equipped with U.S. Forest Service slide-in...

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