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Martin Mars water bomber and a Convair air tanker made passes over the Vancouver Harbour.
NEWS RELEASE · 24th February 2010
Ministry of Forests and Range
Photos and videos of an airtanker and water-bombing demonstration in the skies above Coal Harbour, wildfire fighters rappelling from a hovering helicopter, and the gifting of the Nanwakalos traditionally carved cedar canoe, are now available online at
www.for.gov.bc.ca/pab/media/bell/forestry-day.htm

Picture above: One of the highlights of Forestry Day was a spectacular demonstration of the aircraft B.C. uses to fight wildfires. Crowds along Coal Harbour saw the Martin Mars water bomber, Convair air tanker and bird-dogs, and initial attack crews rappelling from a helicopter.
The 37-foot canoe being paddled across Coal Harbour with the Olympic rings in the background.
The 37-foot canoe being paddled across Coal Harbour with the Olympic rings in the background.
Nanwakolas members in traditional dress, led by Namgis Chief Bill Cranmer, walk from the dock to the main stage.
Nanwakolas members in traditional dress, led by Namgis Chief Bill Cranmer, walk from the dock to the main stage.
Forestry video
Comment by claudette sandecki on 25th February 2010
My computer says the water bomber video "has been removed by user." Already?!