The scope of aerial firefighting market size, in North America (USA and Canada) and Australia is required.
The following figures are expected:
1. The total volume (Litters) of the dropped materials (water, retardant, foam, gel) in 2012 and 2013.
2. The total burnt areas (Square Km) in 2012 and 2013.
3. The total budget (USD) required for annual firefighting aircraft operation (air crew, fuel , flight hour cost, ground services cost, maintenance, depreciation, etc) in 2012 and 2013.
4. The total numbers of all kinds of firefighting aircrafts involved annually in 2012 and 2013.
5. The total number of materials' drops in 2012 and 2013.
Distinguishing between US and Australia is required.
All the figures mentioned above should be based on an accessible solid citation.