S-270, Basic Air Operations, 2011

Decorative banner: Four photos of wildland fire air operations. A single engine airtanker drops a load of retardant while flying over trees. A firefighter talks on handheld radio giving instructions as a helicopter overhead drops a load of retardant. A helicopter pilot stands with hands on hips in front of a helicopter. Six firefighters stand in a group around the back door of a helicopter in discussion.

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Pre-Course Work

This instructor-led course has pre-course work (estimate 2-4 hours). Additional information about the course can be found on the Overview page.


Read the Basic Aviation Safety publication to become familiar with important terms and concepts.


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