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A Global Supertanker drops retardant on a fire in Argentina. The US Forest Service was recently told its refusal to use the plane had no logical basis. (Courtesy)

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California uses supertanker to fight fires, but Arizona doesn’t
GAO sides with manufacturer in a complaint against USFS

This summer, as the Goodwin Fire threatened Mayer, many Arizonans wondered why the world’s largest air tanker wasn’t dumping slurry on it.

By Scott Orr December 9, 2017
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