Yes, sir, I agree. What has always had me scratching my head, is that MAFFS don’t appear to have this same issue or if they do, it is not nearly as noticeable or impacting. Now, I will be the first to say that I am not an aviation expert so there may be contributing factors between the two which become more pronounced with a larger aircraft, more payload, airspeed, AGL, (except when flying on the Ranch Fire), etc. The gravity fed delivery system is a far better delivery and more consistent, IMHO, as a ground person. Additionally, the adage of bigger is not always better certainly applies to the 747. It may have it’s place and use, if they can correct the deficiencies but it isn’t the be all end all aircraft, especially for fires in rugged terrain.