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100th Set of Fire Boss Floats Delivered

Fire Boss, LLC delivered its 100th set of Fire Boss floats this month during an event held at their headquarters in South St. Paul, Minnesota. Accepting this milestone delivery was[…]

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Fire Boss Confirms the Sale of Two Sets of Floats in Australia

South St. Paul, Minnesota, February 27, 2019 Fire Boss is pleased to announce the sale of two sets of floats to R&M Aircraft Pty.Ltd., a long-standing customer based in New[…]

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With Record Q1 Sales, Fire Boss Makes Australian Debut at Avalon Airshow

South St. Paul, Minnesota, February 26, 2019 For the first time, the Fire Boss will be on display in Australia at the Avalon Airshow. “In the middle of a record[…]

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In the News

“Fire Boss 100th Delivery”

Channel 5 News – ABC

“Fire Boss Aircraft Created in Minnesota Changing Wildfire Strategy Worldwide”

Channel 5 News – ABC

DNR Shows Off New Fire Boss Aircraft

AM 1240 WJON

Fire Boss Media Kit

Wildfires pit time and nature against fire crews. The Fire Boss scooping single engine tanker helps you gain the upper hand. That’s because no other air tanker attacks fires with the tempo, agility, and effectiveness of the Fire Boss. Our media kit provides an overview of the Fire Boss aerial firefighting solution including history and product features.

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Media Contact

Shanti Lakhan
slakhan@wipaire.com
+1.651.414.6833

Video Footage for Media Use

The footage below can be used to supplement coverage on the Fire Boss and Fire Boss LLC.

Low to High Angle Drone Video

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Animation of WAter Scoop & Drop Operation

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Take Off From Water

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PHoto Gallery for Media Use

The images below can be used to supplement coverage on the Fire Boss and Fire Boss LLC.

Fire Boss River Scoop in
Savannah, GA

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A Fleet of Four Fire Bosses Scooping Off a River

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Two Fire Bosses in Formation

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Water drop IN Front of SUnset

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Fire boss on the Ramp REady for Action

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Fire Boss Dropping Water Load

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Wallpapers

Make your computer desktop a little more awesome. Download one of the images below and set it as your desktop background. These are available for personal use, please do not publish, sell, or distribute.

Two Fire Bosses Pre-Positioned

Operated by and photo courtesy of Conair

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Water Drop on an Active Fire

Operated by Dauntless Air

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Fire Boss in an Aussie Sunset

Operated by and photo courtesy of Kennedy Air

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About Fire Boss LLC

Fire Boss LLC is the designer and manufacturer of the Fire Boss, a water scooping system that is exclusively installed on the Air Tractor AT-802. Fire Boss LLC is part of the Wipaire group of companies based in South St. Paul, Minnesota. Wipaire is the world’s largest manufacturer of aircraft floats and also provides award winning aircraft services. The Fire Boss system combines several airframe modifications, aircraft performance enhancers, and a pair of Wipline 10000 series amphibious water-scooping floats that enables the AT-802 Single Engine Air Tanker to scoop up to 800 gallons in about 15 seconds. 90+ Fire Boss systems are currently in operation throughout the world and it is possible to have the system configured to multiple aircraft.

Media Inquiries:
Shanti Lakhan
slakhan@wipaire.com
+1.651.414.6833