In October 2014, Amelia Jones received official public recognition for her service with Tuskegee Airmen.
Stories are an opportunity to show how important aviation is to the national parks. From search and rescue to wildland fire support to wildlife management and more, aviation has a place.
May 2012 article from Air & Space Magazine about the wide variety of missions flown by NPS pilots.
Everglades staff participated in the Waterstone Charter School’s Career Week.
Parks implement helicopter safety training and flights to support EPA research
Grand Canyon Helitack Assists with Injury Extraction
Helicopter Rappel Program Gets New Start
Golden Age of Aviation at the Forefront in Renovated Visitor Center
Park Hosts Water Ditching And Survival Course
Specialized Helicopter Rescue Skills Prove Valuable
Providing for Firefighter Safety through Interagency Aviation Success
Two lost hikers rescued through interagency search and rescue.
Aviation Support for “Reach the Peak” Project
Interagency Aviation Officer Receives DOI Honors
Staff Flies with Kentucky State Police in Search of Marijuana.
Parks Celebrate 50 Safe Years of Helitack