4 - 5 March 2020
Sacramento, CA, USA

AFFNA 2020

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Commander Wayne Rigg

Commander Wayne Rigg

Aviation Innovation, Capability & Strategy, County Fire Authority (CFA)
Australia

Aviation Innovation, Capability & Strategy - Country Fire Authority, Victoria.

  • Career Fire-fighter since 1995.
  • Trained in Aerial Fire Fighting in 2005. Qualified in the following roles:-
  • Air Observer
  • Air Attack Supervisor (NVIS Qualified)
  • Air Operations Manager
  • Regional Aircraft Resource Coordinator
  • Regional Air Operations Manager
  • State Aircraft Coordinator
  • Deployed in aircraft roles to fires across Australia and 3 deployments to Canada (British Columbia).
  • Seconded to Emergency Management Victoria (2017-2019) as Operational Lead for the Night Ops Trial based at Ballarat, Victoria to implement the night operations program into Victorian operations – including gaining CASA approval for the Australian first trial.
  • CASA Authorised Officer for Coulson and Kestrel for the night fire-bombing trials.
  • Night program received international recognition with:-
  • AFF Europe March 2019 – International aerial fire-fighting award
  • APSA Night Vision Award July 2019 – International advancement.
  • Working with NAFC on aviation projects of national significance.  

 

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