It’s important to remember that our state airports are not simply airplane parking lots. They are economic, transportation and safety portals. DC 10 Tanker Drop

 

This jet powered DC-10 air tanker #910 makes a long drop of fire retardant on the Shirley Fire, Saturday, June 14, 2014 in the Alta Sierra area where the wildfire has consumed more than 800 acres. (AP Photo/The Bakersfield Californian, Casey Christie) (Casey Christie/AP)

 

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