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    • Ferdinand
    • 05.12.10 | 23:17 (IST)

    Israel has to invest in at least 4 giant helicopters (in Australia they are nicknamed ELVIS). These copters can hover above water sources, in this case the sea, suck up the water and drop it above the affected areas. this can be done a couple of times before refueling again which can be done by a tanker on a road side. Fix wing planes have take off and land and be refueled. That takes to much time.

    from the article: Firefighters subdue Carmel fire after 77-hour blaze
    First published 16:56 05.12.10 | Last updated 16:56 05.12.10
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