Date(s) - December 18, 2017 - December 22, 2017
STS HQ Office
Advanced Drop Zone (DZ) Survey Course™
An advanced five-day course covering all aspects of standard tactical and administrative Drop Zone (DZ) surveying and site selection, including an overview of AFI 13-217 (AFSOC Supplement) for DZ criteria, Host Nation DZ surveys, a review of Safety of Flight (SoF) procedures, & survey package submission to the final approving authority. Surveyors will understand how to implement the ‘highest’ level of safety standards when evaluating potential hazards to aircraft, personnel and/or equipment, how to properly assess a potential site for usage & provide recommendations based on unit or mission requirements. Note: Course instruction also includes an introduction to various other types of DZ’s; (i.e., MFF, JPADS, I-CDS, HVCDS, Drop Sondes, Area (w/RPI’s & MPI’s), Water, Open Field, Tree Jump, Mission, and Parachute Demonstration Team).