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Control measure

Consider deployment of fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Consider deployment of fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters

Understand:

  • The different types and the limitations of fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters which can be deployed to wildfire incidents.
  • Which type of fixed-wing aircraft or helicopter is suitable for deployment at the wildfire.
  • The procedure for requesting the deployment of fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters at wildfire incidents.

 

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Consider deployment of fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Assess the suitability of available aircraft and select the correct aerial support for wildfire incidents