Evergreen 747 Supertanker Promises to Alter Aerial Firefighting Tenets

Turning from base to final approach, Boeing 747-200 captain/pilot Cliff Hale calls for full flaps and adjusts engine power to keep the aircraft on a controlled flight path, aimed at a San Bernardino, Calif., airport taxiway. First Officer Bob Roshak calls altitudes as the huge aircraft descends...

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