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By Karla Pomeroy

Sky Aviation pilots train for aerial firefighting


June 4, 2020

Karla Pomeroy

Sky Aviation pilots Clay Lang and Mike Lapointe train for their Forest Service aerial firefighting test next week by doing line drops and stationary drops.

WORLAND - If you have seen a helicopter with a bucket flying in and around the Worland Municipal Airport, rest assured your eyes are not playing tricks on you. Sky Aviation pilots are preparing for the wildland fire season.

Clay Lang, one of Sky Aviation's CH46 pilots, said they are anticipating a larger fire season this summer.

He said there are two pilots and three maintenance crew members a...

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