The Spectacular DC 10 Air Tanker Water Drop at Nellis Air-force Base Available in 4K Video

The Spectacular DC 10 Air Tanker Water Drop at Nellis Air-force Base Available in 4K Video

The Spectacular DC 10 Air Tanker Water Drop at Nellis Air-force Base Available in 4K Video

The DC 10 air tanker is among a variety of jet air tankers from the American wide-body that has been in use as aerial firefighters since its inception in 2006.

This turbofan-powered airplane fire extinguisher is capable of carrying up to 12,000 gallons of water in a belly-mounted tank on its exterior and releasing it in only a matter of 8 – 10 seconds and is normally used to extinguish wildfires primarily in rural areas.

Currently, only three of these aerial firefighters are operational providing firefighting services all over the world under the call signs Tanker 912, Tanker 911, and Tanker 910.

On November 12 and 13, 2016, Nellis Air-force Base Las Vegas Nevada held a brief show by Aviation Nation where people were able to view different types of airplanes.

In the show, attendees experienced various thrilling aerial feats, different types of aircraft displays from the past and present and interacted with the airmen who flew the planes in the event.

The DC 10 water drop demonstration was held at around 1 PM and in it, attendees got to see the Tanker 910 briefly take off with about 30,000 gallons of water in its tank.

Take small trips in the air while making rapid turnarounds at jet speed clearly depicting the airplane’s ability to get in and out of a site, and slowed down to perform the water drop on the designated site in about 10 seconds.

The DC 10 water drop November 12 and 13, 2016 demonstration is also available in 4K video quality recorded with Sony’s AX53.

In the 4K video, viewers will get the watch the full feat in high definition clearly showing the beautiful aircraft take-off with the sun’s rays reflecting its body perfectly, colors vividly and accurately displayed, and when the water drops from the aircraft, it will appear to glisten giving the viewers the same feeling they would get from a live demonstration and also making the video worth watching time and again just to get that thrilling and enjoyable feeling.

Source: inselvideo

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