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The Walt Darran International AFF Awards 2022

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The Walt Darran International AFF Awards 2022

The Walt Darran International AFF Award Nominations Are Now Open

The Walt Darran International Aerial Firefighting Awards are presented annually to recognise a significant contribution by an individual or organisation to aerial firefighting. The nomination process is now open! 

The Awards were inaugurated in honour of the late Walt Darran, who was a pioneer and advocate for advances in aerial firefighting. Being a highly experienced S2-T airtanker pilot and former highly decorated US Navy aviator from California, USA, Walt was a constant and passionate advocate for safety and improvement in the international aerial firefighting community. This year nominations were accepted in two categories: Contribution to Aerial Firefighting Safety and Industry Innovation & Advancement.

Nominations are now open. The winners will be announced at the Aerial Firefighting North America Conference Dinner on 22nd March 2022 in San Diego, California, USA. 

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