Airborne Photography

Airborne Photography Class Refresher Training Announcement

Aircrew coordination in taking airborne photographs of designated ground targets and post-flight delivery to a disaster management agency within an accelerated time frame.

When: June 29, 2019

Check Rides: June 30, 2019 (subsequent weekends to be determined)

Where: Spokane, WA

Instructor: Capt Carl Wiley, CAP, WAWG Airborne Photography Training Officer

Recurrent training available 01 July - 30 Sept 2019.

Deadline to register: June 27, 2019

Washington Wing aircrew will conduct air and ground training to acquire and refine skills to photograph designated ground targets over a variety of terrain in a disaster recovery operation. Skills will be enhanced in post-flight analysis of photographs to ensure proper geo-tagging information and compliance with mission objectives as specified by the Incident Commander.

Instructional material to be used/training syllabus

Prerequisites

  • General Emergency Services (GES) qualification

  • Age 18 or older

  • Previous Mission Scanner qualification (MS)

  • Aerial Photographer (AP) qualification in training status

Mission Pilots must receive sortie approval prior to takeoff from the WAWG Director of Operations: Pat Courtney, Lt Col, CAP or the exercise Mission Manager: Carl Wiley, Capt, CAP

Click here to learn how to get your 101 card

Uploading Aerial Photos to the Customer

    • WMIRS:

    • Google Drive:

      • Good for larger uploads - Drive gives you 30 GB of space

      • Comes with your WAWG Gmail account >> https://drive.google.com/a/wawg.cap.gov

      • Download and install Google Drive application on PC >>

      • Drag and drop photos from Windows Explorer into the Drive folder on your PC - uploading happens in the background

    • Dropbox:

      • Good for smaller uploads - Dropbox might give you about 6 GB of space

      • Create a free account at Dropbox.com (or use an existing account designated by Customer) >>

      • Download and install Dropbox application on PC >>

      • Drag and drop photos from Windows Explorer into the Dropbox folder on your PC - uploading happens in the background