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Aviation Professionals

Aviation Communications

Emergency communications, technical training and airborne remote sensing imagery

Aviation Publications

Forest Service and Interagency publications are the primary vehicles by which Forest Service and Interagency policy and standards are transmitted. Publications include manuals, handbooks, standards, guides, plans, and other documents. 

Automated Flight Following Automated Flight Following (AFF)

Automated Flight Following (AFF) is an online government application that automatically tracks the location and velocity of specially-equipped aircraft and mobile assets and provides this information in near-real-time to dispatchers, aviation managers, and other authorized users.


multiple helicoptersTraining

The Interagency Aviation Training (IAT) Education, Qualification, and Currency System ( contains established aviation training standards and records for natural resource and firefighting employees within the Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Forest Service and recognized partners. 

Airtanker dropping retardantTemporary Flight Restrictions

A searchable list of temorary flight restrictions.  This site is hosted by the Federal Aviation Adminstration.




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