AFRC C-130 Photos

C-130 MAFFS 6 2012 07 120627-F-IG195-644
ANG, Air Force Reserve support aerial firefighting response

Air National Guard Master Sgts. Marshall Davis and Chris Reese prepare the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System unit inside their C-130 Hercules aircraft June 27, 2012 before launching to respond from Peterson AFB to the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs, Colorado. MAFFS is a self-contained aerial firefighting system that can discharge 3,000 gallons of water or fire retardant in less than five seconds, covering an area one-quarter of a mile long by 100 feet wide. Davis and Reese are C-130 Hercules loadmasters assigned to the 153rd Airlift Wing, which is based in Cheyenne, Wyoming. [USAF photo by Staff Sgt. Stephany D. Richards]


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