Favorite Links

Revised on June 18, 2018

These are some of my favorite links to third-party links on aviation info. Some of this third-party sites may collect data about you such as cookies, third-party tracking, analytics, and advertising, etc. I am not responsible for these other sites and these other sites may have their own privacy statements. As I have stated in my privacy policy you may want to access this blog or the third-party links listed here using the incognito or private settings on your browser where your cookies will be deleted at the end of your session. Or you may change your browsers cookie's settings.

Glossaries and Dictionaries
Publications from the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG)
Aviation Dictionaries/Glossaries
Wildland Fire Glossary and Terminology: entry page from NWCG with link to download file, and NWCG link to html Wildland Fire Glossary

Some Blogs, Forums, Websites and Other Media About Wildland Fire Fighting
Associated Aerial Firefighters
American Helicopter Services and Aerial Firefighting Association
Firehouse News (covers all aspects of firefighting not just wildland firefighting)
Wildfire Today and Fire Aviation (by Bill Gabbert)
Mike Archers Wildfire News of the Day (five day a week newsletter of media and other articles on wildfire news including current wildland fires, if you are interested in his newsletter you will have to subscribe via the form on his page)



U.S. Government-- Wildland Firefighting (including aerial)
InciWeb National Incidents
National Interagency Fire Center
NWCG Home Page
US Forest Service Fire and Aviation Mgmt
National Geographic Area Coordination Center Website Portal
NICC Aviation
US Forest Service Aviation Page
Helicopters (USFS aviation)
National Interagency Fire Center Aviation Page
Modular Airborne Firefighting Systems (MAFFS)
Red Book (Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation)

State of New Jersey (state agency and other NJ wildfire info pages)
NJ Forest Fire Service
NJ Forest Fire Service Section B10
NJFFS Division A Section 2

Some  State Wildland Firefighting Agencies and other State-level wildland fire info. I no longer have a link that lists all US State Firefighting Agencies. If I find one, I'll up date this page.
California Fire Pilots Association
CAL Fire
Oregon Dept of Forestry Wildfire Blog
Washington Div Natural Resources, Wildfire Division
Idaho Dept of Lands, Fire Management
Montana Wildfires (public facebook, not affliated with State of Montana)
Florida Forest Service, Wildland Fire and Fire Prevention
Georgia Forestry Commission
North Carolina Forest Service Fire Control and Prevention
Texas Forest Service Wildfire and Emergency Response

Aviation Websites
Air Safety Institute (ASI) (you will need to set up a free account to take ASI's free interactive courses.
AvWeb (aviation news source)
Aviation Week
Airliners.net (pictures, forums, etc.)
Flight Aware (flight tracking)
Live Air Traffic Control
Pilot Friend (resources for pilots)

Agricultural Aviation
National Agricultural Aviation Association - NAAA (US)
Ag Air Update (voice of Ag Aviation)
Downstown Aero Crop Service (Vineland NJ) (facebook-public)