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Friday, June 12, 2009 

The mountain-climbing hydro-Roomba

A new arsenal in firefighting...introducing the Evergreen Supertanker, a specially equiped 747...the largest firefighting vehicle in the world.

Dumps 20,500 Gallons of Water from 500 Feet Up - says
PopSci.com who got a sneekpeek.

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I saw a video of it in action - it drops a lake with a single pass.

The question will be how it flies in fire conditions, because it certainly doesn't "turn on a dime".

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