How the $30 million ‘Super Scooper’ CL-415EAF plane was built to fight wildfires

This $30 million Super Scooper is the only plane in the world that was designed specifically to fight wildfires. The CL-415Enhanced Aerial Firefighter performs a dangerous dive down to a body of water, scoops up 1,400 gallons of water in 12 seconds, and drops its load of water on raging forest fires. We went inside this massive aircraft to find out how it works, what it takes to fly it, and why it’s considered the most efficient aerial-firefighting aircraft in the world.

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