Reuters in their Graphics Series have published an excellent piece showing how air attack is used in the USA.
The story covers all the different aircraft types and shows how they are used in different ways. Yjer’s some good video clips and lots of facts and figures.You can read it all here.
Reuters also have a Graphics story on smoke and weather showing how smoke from the recent fires covered the entire U.S. West Coast before spreading west out over the Pacific Ocean. This week the smoke has travelled thousands of miles east, turning skies from New York to Washington D.C. hazy and reaching as far as the skies above Britain.
The story has lots of great insights into fire weather. A good read to be found here.
A Devastated West Coast
This is another in the Graphics Series with a very good overview of the recent fires on the West Coast. Read it here.