Aerial Fire Fighting Centric

REGULATORY ORGANIZATIONS:

ICAO  (Global) This page provides links to sites of related to the civil aviation authorities around the world.

 

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS:

National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG)  (N. America) The NWCG provides national leadership to develop, maintain, and communicate interagency standards, guidelines, qualifications, training, and other capabilities that enable interoperable operations among federal and non-federal entities.

Associated Aerial Firefighters   Home of Associated Aerial Firefighters, offering reference material and articles, current events, announcements, and message board.  Check out airtanker videos on YouTube at AAFAirtankerVideos. No need to register to explore our site, but only current members can post; join up at About AAF.

American Helicopter Services & Aerial Firefighting Association   The American Helicopter Services and Aerial Firefighting Association (AHSAFA) is a nonprofit trade association organized for the purpose of promoting and advancing the common interest and welfare of companies engaged in forest and wildland aerial firefighting and other commercial aviation activities.

 

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AERIAL FIREFIGHTING KNOWLEDGE:

National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) (N. America) The NWCG provides national leadership to develop, maintain, and communicate interagency standards, guidelines, qualifications, training, and other capabilities that enable interoperable operations among federal and non-federal entities.

 

MANUFACTURERS:

List of Aircraft Manufacturers   This article lists aircraft manufacturers by the name that ICAO recognises them by. The list also contains the aircraft manufacturer’s full name and the name of the country they operate from.

 

INTEGRATORS:

Arow Tractors  (N. America) Arow-Trackors provide both manned & unmanned platforms, sensors and services (Aerial Firefighting Support).

Dynamic Aviation  (N. America/Global) Dynamic Aviation provides turboprop and jet aircraft solutions for government and commercial customers worldwide. Quick turnaround, creative aircraft modification, and operational excellence. Focus areas are: ISR, Aerial Surveying, Fire Management)

 

TRAINING PROVIDERS:

National Wildland Fire Training   (N. America)The National Aerial FireFighting Academy (NAFA) is a training effort by and for personnel directly involved in aerial retardant and water delivery. This includes Airtanker, Helicopter, Single Engine Airtanker, Lead and Aerial Supervision aircraft.

 

SERVICE PROVIDERS:

Bridger Aerospace   (North America) Bridger Aerospace is a Part 135 Air Carrier operation and approved Type 1 Air Attack contractor for the USDA and USDOI.

Courtney Aviation (North America) Courtney Aviation is focusing our 30+ years of aerial firefighting experience on bringing new leading edge tools to the job of wildland fire suppression.

Arow Tractors (N. America) Arow-Trackors provides both manned & unmanned platforms, ground control systems, sensors and services (Aerial Firefighting Support)

Dynamic Aviation  Dynamic Aviation provides turboprop and jet aircraft solutions for government and commercial customers worldwide. Quick turnaround, creative aircraft modification, and operational excellence. Focus areas are: ISR, Aerial Surveying, Fire Management)

 

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PROCESSING, DISSEMINATION & EXPLOITATION: