Extra Dry Climatic Conditions
Florida, California and a few other
states are experiencing very
dry climatic conditions requiring all turbine flyers to exercise extreme care
in our operations.
- Have water fire extinguishers on site
(two units have been shown to be very effective). See Safety Issues for info on acquiring this
- Have the local Fire Department phone
number programmed into your cellular phone.
- Upon a crash and the first sign of
smoke, call the fire department immediately. Have able bodied men get the water
extinguishers to the site. Wet the downwind side of the burn first. It is best
to have a back up water supply to replenish the 5 gallon
Hopefully by the time the fire department arrives, the fire
is out and you can thank them for their efforts and contribute to their annual
charity event. They may want to further wet down the area to prevent a
Should their assistance be required, we will all be glad
that you called them. Keeping the problem small and local is certainly in the
best interest of all concerned.
The privilege to fly
must be accompanied by a
mature acceptance of the added
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