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 Disney.com. 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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