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A lead plane guides the fire-fighting DC-10 to an optimum drop zone for its 12,000 gallons of fire retardant. The ravines and ridges where Jesusita burned kept the jumbo jet's use to a minimum as the DC-10 can only operate in straight and level landscapes 05/08/09

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