Table of Contents:

Prologue
Foreword
Introduction

Section 1, Aviation's Changing Role in Fire Suppression
Chapter 1 - The Forest Watchers
Chapter 2 - A Wartime Change of Pace
Chapter 3 - The First Fire Bombers
Chapter 4 - Building with a Purpose
Chapter 5 - Conversions
Chapter 6 - The Art and Science of Firefighting

Section 2, Assault from the Skies
Chapter 7 - Smoke Jumpers
Chapter 8 - Rapid-Attack

Section 3, Helicopters
Chapter 9 - The Helicopter
Chapter 10 - Methods and Techniques

Section 4, Fixed Wing Air Tanker Operators
Chapter 11 - Air Spray Ltd. and Air Spray (1967) Ltd.
Chapter 12 - A. Fecteau Transport Aerien Ltee
Chapter 13 - Athabasca Airways Ltd.
Chapter 14 - Austin Airways Limited
Chapter 15 - Avalon Aviation Ltd.
Chapter 16 - B.C. Air Lines Ltd.
Chapter 17 - B.C.-Yukon Air Service Ltd.
Chapter 18 - Buffalo Airways Ltd.
Chapter 19 - Canspec Air Transport Ltd.
Chapter 20 - Cascade Drilling Company Ltd.
Chapter 21 - Central BC Airways Ltd. and Pacific Western Airlines Ltd.
Chapter 22 - Coast Range Airways Ltd. and Trans North Turbo Air Ltd.
Chapter 23 - Eastern Provincial Airways Ltd.
Chapter 24 - Evergreen Air Services Ltd.
Chapter 25 - The Flying Fireman Ltd.
Chapter 26 - Forest Industries Flying Tankers, Flying Tankers Inc. and Coulson Flying Tankers
Chapter 27 - Forest Patrol Ltd.
Chapter 28 - Forest Protection Ltd.
Chapter 29 - Gagnon Air Services Ltd.
Chapter 30 - G&M Aircraft Ltd.
Chapter 31 - Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Air Services Division
Chapter 32 - Hicks and Lawrence Ltd.
Chapter 33 - Husky Aircraft Ltd.
Chapter 34 - Jonair (1988) Ltd.
Chapter 35 - Kenting Aviation Ltd.
Chapter 36 - Laurentian Air Services Ltd.
Chapter 37 - Manitoba Government Air Service
Chapter 38 - Maritime Air Service Ltd.
Chapter 39 - Mercury Flights Ltd.
Chapter 40 - Mid Canada Aerial Contractors Ltd.
Chapter 41 - Miramichi Air Service Ltd.
Chapter 42 - National Tankers Ltd.
Chapter 43 - Norfolk Aerial Spraying Ltd.
Chapter 44 - Northland Airlines Ltd., Midwest Airlines Ltd. and Transair Ltd.
Chapter 45 - Northwestern Air Lease Ltd.
Chapter 46 - Northwest Territorial Airways Ltd.
Chapter 47 - Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forests
Chapter 48 - Olavi Huitikka
Chapter 49 - Ontario Provincial Air Service and the Ministry of Natural Resources
Chapter 50 - Quebec Government Air Service
Chapter 51 - Saguenay Air Service Ltd.
Chapter 52 - Saskatchewan Government Air Service and Saskatchewan Government, Northern Air Operations
343 Chapter 53 - Saskatchewan Government Airways and Norcanair Ltd.
Chapter 54 - Sherritt Gordon Air Transport Ltd.
Chapter 55 - Skyway Air Services Ltd. and Conair Aviation Ltd.
Chapter 56 - Trans Provincial Airlines Ltd.
Chapter 57 - Wardair Canada Ltd.
Chapter 58 - West Coast Air Services Ltd.
Chapter 59 - Westman Aerial Spraying Ltd.

Appendix A - Fallen Aircrews
Appendix B - Air Tanker Capacities
Appendix C - Air Tanker Identities
Bibliography

Flying Fire Trucks
The History of Aerial Fire Fighting in Canada
An upcoming book by Trevor McTavish