AERO FIRE INTELLIGENCE BLOG

Courtney in Wall Street Journal

Courtney in Wall Street Journal

High-Tech Planes, Supercomputers and Helitankers Help Fight Wildfires California Fire crews abandon hand-drawn maps for up-to-date information on phones to track and extinguish blazes faster. By Erin Allworth for The Wall Street Journal LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST,...

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Courtney Aviation on Linkedin

Courtney Aviation on Linkedin

Dispatches from Courtney Aviation on Linkedin July 2020 Seeing what you say in national news every day is strange. Incidental to mapping all SoCal fires, we produce an acreage count, usually around midnight. It's not why we are there, but no one else on the fire can...

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Analyzing Burned Vegetation?

Analyzing Burned Vegetation?

Recently we've been mapping burned vegetation now that the smoke has cleared. Our daytime flights have been one of the first times large fires have been regularly imaged during the day. NIROPS and others mostly fly at night, but our high resolution 16-bit depth...

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Sequoia Fire Team Briefing

Sequoia Fire Team Briefing

 SQF Team swap last night used our live aerial IR. A step-stare camera flying a NIROPS mission at 17500 transmitted live NADIR high-resolution LWIR & RGB and NIR on to the bottom of a big war-room screen and simultaneously showed AI fire polygons instantly as...

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We are based in Columbia, California, northwest of Yosemite National Park. Please call or email us with your questions, or to connect with one of our staff.

 

Courtney Aviation
10747 Airport Road
Columbia, CA 95310

209.532.2345

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