Air Tactical Group Supervisor
- is primarily responsible
for the coordination of aircraft operations when fixed
and/or rotary-wing aircraft are operating on an incident.
These coordination activities are performed by the Air
Tactical Group Supervisor while airborne. The Air Tactical
Group Supervisor reports to the Air
Operations Branch Director (AIROPS).
Tactical Group Supervisor - Specific Responsibilities
The major responsibilities of the Air Tactical Group Supervisor are:
Determine what aircraft (air tankers and helicopters) are operating within the area of assignment.
Manage air tactical activities based upon the Incident Action Plan (IAP).
Establish and maintain communications and Air Traffic Control, with pilots, Air Operations, Helicopter Coordinator, Air Tanker/Fixed Wing Coordinator, Air Support Group (usually Helibase Manager), and fixed-wing Support Bases.
Coordinate approved flights of non-incident aircraft or non-tactical flights in restricted air space area.
Obtain information about air traffic external to the incident.
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