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Air Operations Branch Director
Air Operations Branch Director, AOBD
Supervises all air operation activities on the incident.
Requests declaration/cancellation of restricted air space.
Operational planning for air operations.
Prepares and provides Air Ops Summary Worksheet (ICS 220) to air support group and fixed wing bases.
Determines coordination procedures for use by air organization with ground branches, division, or groups.
Establishes procedures for emergency reassignment of aircraft.
Schedules approved flights of non-incident aircraft in restricted air space area.
Informs air attack supervisor of air traffic situation external to the incident.
Considers requests for no-tactical use of incident aircraft.
Resolves conflicts concerning non-incident aircraft.
Coordinates with Federal Aviation Agency (FAA).
Reports special incidents/accidents.
Arranges for accident investigation team when warranted.
Position Knowledge and/or Requirements
S-470, Air Operations Branch Director
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
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