National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Single Engine Airtanker Unit

SEATU header graphic.   Decorative. Two single engine airtankers lined up on tarmac while fixed wing parking tender monitors area.

Mission Statement

The Single Engine Airtanker Unit provides interagency representation and Subject Matter Expert (SME) input on SEAT base operations, standards and safety to the Interagency Airtanker Base Subcommittee (IABS). 

Primary Objectives

A single engine airtanker escorts an airtanker during a retardant drop.

  • Provide technical and subject matter expert assistance in regards to Single Engine Air Tanker Operations.
  • Identify Issues and make recommendations of corrections to the Interagency Air Tanker Base Subcommittee (IABS).
  • Continuously update and help provide information for S-273 and RT-273 courses.
  • Develop and assist in presenting a triannual SEMG workshop.




Jake Lloyd
NWCG Coordinator: 
Dave Schultz
Meeting Schedule: 
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