2020-2021 USAP Field Season
Department of Interior Office of Aviation Services (DOI) Office of Aircraft Services
Mr. Jeremiah R Smith
Supporting Stations: McMurdo Station
The United States Department of Interior's Office of Aviation Services has provided the National Science Foundation a full-service, commercial aircraft, contract support package via an existing Interagency Agreement since 1996.
Field Season Overview
USAP aviation program oversight will be primarily conducted from McMurdo Station. Field visits to sites where aviation activities are taking place, basically day trips on fixed or rotor wing flights to observe aviation operations. Planning these trips usually occurs at the Helicopter Operations Planning meeting or the Air Operations Planning Board and are completed on short-notice.
Deploying Team Members