Characters from Disney’s ‘Planes’ team with Smokey Bear

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In an effort to educate Americans about how to prevent accidental wildfires, Disney is joining the Ad Council, the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) to launch a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring characters from upcoming animated film “Planes: Fire & Rescue.”

The PSAs are an extension of the Wildfire Prevention PSA campaign, featuring the iconic Smokey Bear, who celebrates his 70th birthday this summer.

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Trailer for new Disney Planes movie premieres

The new “Thunder” trailer for Disney’s PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE is now available on Check it out here. The movie opens in theaters July 18.

Disney salutes National Aviation History Month

This November, Disney salutes National Aviation History Month, a month-long celebration of U.S. aviation’s storied past, with the release of the family adventure “PLANES” on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD and On-Demand on Nov. 19, and through educational partnerships with aviation museums across the country.

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Planes at the Swan

There’s an old saying that claims, “You can’t keep a determined pilot down.” Actually, there’s not. I made that up. Nevertheless, it fits the end of our summer to a T.

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