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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 
  • General Emergency Services (GES) qualification
  • Age 18 or older
  • Previous Mission Scanner qualification (MS)
  • Aerial Photographer (AP) qualification in training status

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdgPCvBNXPjeqKhvv0wkGhppO9zgQvs1Rl-kiZDMxYIE90Fzg/viewform

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




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