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About Interagency Aviation Training


The Interagency Aviation Training (IAT) Education, Qualification, and Currency System (https://www.iat.gov/) contains established aviation training standards and records for natural resource and firefighting employees within the Department of the Interior (DOI), US Department of Agriculture's Forest Service (USDA-FS), and recognized partners. The Interagency Aviation Training Subcommittee (IATS), Executive Aviation Committee (EAC) and the Executive Aviation Subcommittee (EAS), in conjunction with its partners, provides national leadership to establish and disseminate interagency aviation training standards for natural resource agency personnel in support of safe, effective, and efficient use of aviation resources. Aviation training is the primary, proactive method of improving efficiency and safety through increased employee awareness of agency policy, procedures, and safe practices. The IAT system is managed by the Office of the Secretary's Office of Aviation Services (OAS) and is for all DOI, USDA-FS, and recognized partners, which may include contractors, states, and other federal agencies.

The objectives of this system are:

Read More about IAT in the Interagency Aviation Training Guide