Definitions for "Air Tanker"
Keywords:  retardant, wing, drop, faa, fire
Water dropping fixed wing aircraft. These come in various sizes and capabilities. These are provided on a reimbursement basis from California Department of Forestry, US Forest Service and private contractors.
A fixed-wing aircraft that discharges fire retardant chemicals to limit fire spread.
A fixed-wing aircraft equipped to drop fire retardant.