Interagency Helicopter Screening and Evaluation Subcommittee

When requested the Interagency Helicopter Screening and Evaluation Subcommittee (IHSES) evaluates helicopters and related accessories for potential use in interagency fleet or contract helicopter operations.  Primary objectives include:

  • Evaluation of aircraft and accessories which have no historic precedence in natural resource flight operations.
  • Develop guidance for nomination of potential aircraft and or accessories.
  • Establish, document and implement a standardized helicopter evaluation process. 
  • Establish, document and implement a standardized accessory evaluation process.
Chair: 
Bill Sloan
NWCG Coordinator: 
Tim Blake
Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2018-10-10