Aviation Handbooks, Guides, Standards & Booklets

Handbooks

TITLE/WEB LINK PDF LINK PMS/NFES
Interagency Aviation Life Support Equipment Handbook/Guide [PDF Link]  
Aviation Fuel Handling Handbook (FOR REFERENCE ONLY) [PDF Link]  
DOI Law Enforcement Short-Haul Policy [PDF Link]  
Military Use Handbook [PDF Link]  

 

Guides & Standards

TITLE/WEB LINK PDF LINK PMS/NFES
DOI/USFS Aviation Helmet Standard [PDF Link]  
Field Reference Guide for Aviation Security for Airport or other Aviation Facilities (AAF) [PDF Link]  
National Interagency Mobilization Guide    
NWCG Incident Response Pocket Guide [PDF Link] PMS 461
NFES 001077
NWCG Standards for Aerial Ignition [PDF Link] PMS 501
NWCG Aviation Mishap Response Guide and Checklist [PDF Link] PMS 503
NWCG Aviation Technical Assistance Directory   PMS 504
NWCG Standards for Aerial Supervision [PDF Link] PMS 505
NFES 002544
NWCG Standards for Airtanker Base Operations [PDF Link] PMS 508
NWCG Standards for Helicopter Operations (NSHO) [PDF Link] PMS 510
NWCG Standards for Aviation Transport of Hazardous Materials

DOT-SP-9198 (Seventeenth Revision)
(Special Permit Authorization DOT-SP 9198 - Expiration Date: February 28, 2026)
Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)

[PDF Link]

[PDF Link]

PMS 513
NWCG Standards for Fire Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations [PDF Link] PMS 515
NWCG Standards for Airspace Coordination [PDF Link] PMS 520
NWCG Standards for Aviation Risk Management [PDF Link] PMS 530
Interagency Aviation Training Guide [PDF Link]  
Interagency Aviation User Pocket Guide [PDF Link] NFES 1373
Interagency Smokejumper Pilots Operations Guide [PDF Link]  
Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations (Redbook) [PDF Link] NFES 2724

 

Booklets

TITLE/WEB LINK PDF LINK PMS/NFES
Basic Aviation Safety Booklet [PDF Link]  
Aircraft Library [PDF Link]  
Interagency Airplane Pilot Practical Test Standards    
Interagency Helicopter Pilot Practical Test Standards    

 

Other

TITLE/WEB LINK PDF LINK PMS/NFES
Task Book for the Position of All-Hazards/Resource Helicopter Manager [PDF Link]  
Task Book for the Position of All-Hazards/Resource Helicopter Crewmember [PDF Link]  
NPS HEAC Task Book Equivalence
Task Books were not required in all NPS regions for All-hazard/Resource Helicopter Crewmember (HEAC) prior to 2015. This form can be used to provide equivalency for those employees.
[PDF Link]  
NPS HEAM Task Book Equivalence
Task Books were not required in all NPS regions for All-hazard/Resource Helicopter Manager (HEAM) prior to 2015. This form can be used to provide equivalency for those employees.
[PDF Link]  
Interagency Airplane Pilot Practical Test Standards ​​​​​​​[PDF Link]  
Interagency Helicopter Pilot Practical Test Standards [PDF Link]  

 

Aviation Safety Cards

TITLE/WEB LINK PDF LINK PMS/NFES
How to Save a PDF File to iBooks on an iOS Device [PDF Link]  
How to Save a PDF File to an Android Device [PDF Link]  
All Aviation Safety Cards in a single PDF file [PDF Link]  
OAS-84 Helicopter Passenger Briefing (Yellow Card) [PDF Link]  
OAS-103 Five Steps to a Safe Flight (Orange Card) [PDF Link]  
OAS-112 Aviation Operations Checklist [PDF Link]  
OAS-181 SIX STEP Egress Procedures (Green Card) [PDF Link]  
OAS-161 Twelve Standard Aviation Questions that Shout "Watch Out" (Light Blue Card) [PDF Link]  

NOTE: To order PMS or NFES Publications, please refer to the NWCG NFES Catalog PMS 449-2 Part 2: Publications

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