Fresh from C check and a paint job, the Air Spray Lockheed Electra water tanker in the sunshine at Red Deer Regional Airport, Alberta, Canada. The tankers went to a 3 digits tail number instead of the old two digits. Air Spray now has 9 L-188 and are manufacturing their own retardant tanks (4000 Imp.Gallons). The tankers can be in the air with full tanks in 15 minutes after a call for help.
Canadian Aviation Blog