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Office of Aviation Services, Aviation, Press Release
Information Bulletin
6/18/2018

Interagency Aviation Information Bulletin 18-06 Hill Airtanker Base Temporary Closure for USAF Air Show (Ogden, UT)​

Office of Aviation Services, Aviation, Press Release
Accident Prevention Bulletin
6/13/2018

Interagency Aviation Accident Prevention Bulletin 18-04 Sterile Cockpit and Airtanker Roll Times​

Office of Aviation Services, Aviation, Press Release
Lessons Learned
6/11/2018

​​Interagency Aviation Lessons Learned 18-04 Bird Strikes

Office of Aviation Services, Aviation, Drones (UAS), External News
Department of the Interior Image
6/8/2018
Cantwell presses Agriculture Department to accelerate cooperation with Interior Department on firefighting drones. Concerns mount amid projections 2018 could match last year’s costly wildfire season.
Office of Aviation Services, Aviation, Drones (UAS), External News
Department of the Interior Image
6/4/2018
They’ve also been faster and safer than putting boots on the ground, a department official said. Navigating a field of hot lava makes for a fun kids game, but it’s far more terrifying in real life. On May 27, one unfortunate individual was in that exact situation, surrounded by molten rock flowing from the Mount Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. But the Interior Department and its fleet of drones swooped in.
Office of Aviation Services, Aviation, Press Release
Tech Bulletin
6/1/2018

Interagency Tech Bulletin 2018-02: USFS & DOI Aircraft Procurement, Release vs Reassigned

Office of Aviation Services, Aviation, Drones (UAS), Press Release
UAS being flown at the Kīlauea Volcano
5/31/2018

DOI UAS Teams Supporting Volcano Monitoring & Emergency Response / Rescue

Office of Aviation Services, Aviation, Press Release
Information Bulletin
5/25/2018

Interagency Aviation Information Bulletin 18-05 Winslow Airport Runway 4/22​

Office of Aviation Services, Aviation, Press Release
Accident Prevention Bulletin
5/24/2018

DOI Aviation Accident Prevention Bulletin 18-01 Acquisition of Seat Fares

Office of Aviation Services, Aviation, Press Release
Department of the Interior Image
5/22/2018

OPM-15 Acquisition of Seat Fares

Office of Aviation Services, Aviation, Drones (UAS), External News
Department of the Interior Image
5/22/2018
While most people are familiar with the military’s use of unmanned aerial vehicles, civilian agencies are using drones to complete their missions too. The Department of the Interior’s drone fleet has been deployed to monitor dams, track wildlife and fight forest fires. Because of the success of these efforts, the Interior Department’s Office of Aviation Services is a finalist for a Samuel J. Heyman medal, awarded for excellence in government.
Office of Aviation Services, Aviation, Drones (UAS), External News
Department of the Interior Image
5/16/2018
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has awarded a “Call When Needed” contract to Bridger Aerospace, Insitu, Pathways2Solutions and Precision Integrated for small UAS services. Described as a first of its kind for DOI, the contract will allow DOI to obtain “fully contractor-operated and maintained” small UAS that are ready when needed to support a variety of operations, including wildland fire operations, search and rescue, emergency management and other resource missions in the Contiguous 48 States and Alaska.
Office of Aviation Services, Aviation, Drones (UAS), External News
Department of the Interior Image
5/14/2018
It’s your turn to vote! While our Sammies selection committee helps us choose seven award winners from 27 outstanding finalists, we also want to know who you think has made the most admirable contribution to the American people.
Office of Aviation Services, Aviation, Drones (UAS), External News
OAS Finalist at Sammies Gala 2017
5/14/2018
The Partnership for Public Service announced 27 nominees for its annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal awards Monday, counting among them federal cybersecurity professionals, data scientists and executives innovating the use of drone technology. The “Sammies” — dubbed “the Oscars of government service” — recognize federal employees who have crafted impactful and innovative solutions to advance the mission of government. “Amid the political headlines, it’s easy to overlook our nation’s career public servants who perform the essential day-to-day work of government,” Max Stier, Partnership for Public Service president and CEO, said in a statement. “That’s why the Service to America Medals are so important — they showcase the many remarkable men and women who assist their fellow Americans with passion to maintain the safety, health and prosperity of the nation.”
Office of Aviation Services, Aviation, Press Release
Information Bulletin
5/10/2018

Interagency Aviation Information Bulletin 18-04 Methow Valley State Airport Closure

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