Aviation Portal

Definition: Aircraft operations support in the service of fire and resource management.
(National Interagency Fire Center/Fire Research And Management Exchange System)

There are a number of powerful aerial fire control techniques to support ground control operations when needed, although most fires do not require aerial assistance. Aircraft used in fire operations include air tankers, lead planes, infrared reconnaissance planes, and helicopters.

Upcoming Events

IAWF Fire and Climate Conference 2022: Impacts, Issues and Futures
Pasadena, CA
May 23, 2022 (All day) to May 27, 2022 (All day)

IAWF Fire and Climate Conference 2022: Impacts, Issues and Futures
Melbourne, Australia
June 6, 2022 (All day) to June 10, 2022 (All day)

5th National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop - Asheville, NC
DoubleTree Asheville Biltmore
November 14, 2022 (All day) to November 18, 2022 (All day)