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ID
2-508-1038
Name
Airborne Communications Relay (Fixed-Wing) (CAP)
Status
Published
Updated
11/14/2019 10:47:40 AM
Released
07/12/2005
Description
 
Resource Category
Incident Management
Primary Core Capability
Operational Communications
Secondary Core Capability
Operational Coordination
Resource Kind
Aircraft
Overall Function
 
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. Discuss logistics for deploying this team, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
Vehicle Fixed-Wing AircraftNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2IFR-Capable Fixed-Wing CAP Aircraft
Type 3Fixed-Wing CAP Aircraft
Type 4Fixed-Wing Aircraft (member owned)
Vehicle CapacityNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 3Same as Type 4
Type 42-4 passengers with cargo not to exceed design specification of aircraft
Equipment Flight SuitNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 3Same as Type 4
Type 4Appropriate level of PPE
Equipment CommunicationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 3, plus: Airborne Repeater capable of patching across multiple operating radio bands
Type 2Same as Type 3, plus: Airborne Repeater supporting Federal frequency assignments
Type 3Same as Type 4, plus: VHF Radios
Type 4Standard FAA FM Radio
Personnel Training & RatingsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Pilot - Private Pilot (instrument) or higher certificate and complete unit certification program
Type 3Same as Type 4, plus: Instrument rating desired, but not required
Type 4Pilot - Private Pilot or higher certificate and complete unit certification program
Personnel Crew AvailabilityNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 3Same as Type 4
Type 4Aircrew(s) available for short duration operations (1 week or less)
Personnel Management Support - Coordination CapabilitiesNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Incident staff capable of managing air operations branch
Type 3Incident staff capable of supporting independent flight release
Type 4Unit level mission release
629
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017