Businessman / Inventor / Entrepreneur

Don Arney’s creative approach to solving problems has resulted in a series of products sold throughout the world. He is based on the west coast of Canada near Vancouver Island.

 


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DON ARNEY INDUCTED INTO iNVENTORS HALL OF FAME FOR HIS INVENTION OF The legendary bambi bucket

Invented by Don Arney in 1982, the Bambi Bucket The Bambi Bucket reinvented aerial firefighting for helicopters with its full collapsibility and accurate water drops! Globally, the Bambi Bucket brand is known among firefighting agencies and has become synonymous with aerial firefighting. It is now used in more than 115 countries around the world by more than 1,000 helicopter operators. Read More →


"clearing the mind is an essential part of the inventing process"

This video, produced by the NIHF, features Don Arney telling the story of how he invented the Bambi Bucket. Filmed from his beautiful home on Salt Spring Island, Don talks about mining the mind for ideas at deeper levels, a process he credits to his practice of Transcendental Meditation. Read More →


Discovery channel's Daily Planet Features the Bambi Bucket

"An impressive piece of fire-fighting technology" - Globally, the Bambi Bucket brand is known among firefighting agencies and it has become synonymous with aerial firefighting. The legendary Bambi Bucket is now used in more than 110 countries around the world by more than 1,000 helicopter operators. Read More →