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The Interagency Airtanker Board

The purpose of the Interagency Airtanker Board, hereafter referred to as the IAB, or the Board, is to promote the safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of airtankers and helitankers.

An airtanker is defined as an aerial delivery system that includes the aircraft configured for the dispensing of fire retardant or fire suppressant material. IAB criteria shall apply to fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters intended for interagency use in the service of the cooperating State and Federal fire suppression agencies.


Interagency Air Tanker Board Chairman
Cory Noordemeer
USDA Forest Service - NIFC
Phone Number: 208-387-5637
USDA Forest Service; National Interagency Fire Center
3833 S. Development Avenue; Boise ID 83705
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