Arkansas River Valley Wildland Fire Academy

Basic Air Operations | S-270 | May 17th - 18th

Location Russellville, AR
Event Date(s) May 24, 2018 to May 25, 2018
This event has been completed.

Event Description

S-270 - Basic Air Operations


This course covers aircraft types and capabilities, aviation management and safety for flying in and working with agency aircraft, tactical and logistical uses of aircraft, and requirements for helicopter take-off and landing areas. Note: The regulations, procedures and policies addressed in this course are primarily those governing federal agency and ICS operations. State, county, or other political subdivisions using this course will need to consult their agency having jurisdiction with respect to regulations, procedures and policies.

Basic Air Operations | Cost: $100

All classes on Monday May 14th will begin at 0900 (CT).

All classes on Monday May 21st will begin that day at 0900 (CT).

On all other days, classes will begin at 0800 (CT).

Classes are scheduled to end each day by 1700 (CT).

Target Group:

Personnel desiring to be qualified as single engine air tanker manager (SEMG), single resource boss, helicopter manager (HMGB), aircraft dispatcher (ACDP), and other positions that require basic knowledge of aviation operations.

Course Prerequisites:

  • N/A


PMS 901-1 - Field Manager's Course Guide - March 2016

Course Coordinator:

Jason Petersen
United States Forest Service
Ph: 479-518-2486