A Santa Maria-based business partnership is hoping a Russian-designed firefighting aircraft will land new jobs and spark a boom in the local aviation industry. Santa Maria aviation transportation leaders plan to fly to Moscow next month to ink the deal that could lead to hundreds of aircraft support and construction jobs in the long term and many construction jobs in the short term.David Baskett, of IES (International Emergency Services), and Jim Bagnard, with Seaplane Global Air Services, recently described the ambitious aviation plan.