helitack
 n.— «The helitack was advised by the regional control centre about the fire being bombed by the Canso. The initial attack crew squeezed into the helicopter and were off within three minutes.» —“Fighting modern-day forest fires like a ‘war without the casualties’” by Victor Malarek in Dryden Globe and Mail (Toronto, Can.) July 24, 1979. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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