Special Report: Aerial firefighting

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All eyes are on the USA this summer as state and federal agencies experiment with the nascent very-large air tanker (VLAT) fleet, a development that has nations from Australia to Europe watching with interest to see how this relatively new option for aerial firefighting pans out.