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.