September 18, 2015 Breakfast


Dealing with Drones during Cal Fire Wildfire Air Operations

John Francois, Aviation Chief for San Diego Unit of Cal Fire

Chief Francois is a 32 veteran with  Cal Fire coming from a long line of firefighters. As the Aviation Chief for the San Diego Unit of Cal Fire, he is responsible for two S2T Air Tankers, one OV-10 Bronco and two UH-1H helicopters. Chief Francois will provide information and answer questions regarding first hand experiences and issues associated with conducting air operations during wild fires with unauthorized drones in the area.