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2020 On-The-Road Courses : Reno, NV


November 30 - December 2, 2020


Peppermill Resort Spa Casino     (Open in Maps)
2707 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502
P 866-821-9996

  • Reservations : 866-821-9996 or Reserve Your Room Online
  • Group Discount Code : 
  • Group Discount Rate  : $130/night (Standard Single/Double), plus 13% room tax per room per night
 Deadline to reserve room at discounted rate : November 9, 2020
 All Attendees and Sponsors are encouraged to stay at the host hotel. 


2020 Tactical Flight Officer Course : Educational Agenda

Registration:  $375 (Member) // $475 (Non-Member)

Course Objective

The Tactical Flight Officer Course is designed to provide aircrew members the tactical skills and information necessary to safely and successfully support ground units engaged in a variety of law enforcement missions. Although specifically designed for tactical flight officers, this course is applicable to pilots and crewmembers alike and is also a valuable course for unit supervisors. Attendees will learn the elements of crew coordination, gain knowledge on how to set up a perimeter, direct the activities of ground units from the air, manage a vehicle pursuit and conduct a thermal imagery search using the latest in airborne tactics. Additionally, attendees will learn what specialized equipment is available and how to properly use the most common tools. This class is essential to the professional development of aviation law enforcement personnel and also meets one of the requirements for TFO training related to accreditation.

Intended Audience

This course is specifically intended for law enforcement personnel assigned to aviation support units as Tactical Flight Officers. Flight Observers, Pilots and Unit Supervisors.


2020 Airborne Thermographer Certification Course Course : Educational Agenda

Registration:  $375 (Member) // $475 (Non-Member)

Course Objective

This course is an in-depth study of airborne thermal imagery use in the areas of tactics, technology and theory. The course offers certification as an Airborne Thermographer to qualified students who attend all 24-hours of training, pass the written exam and demonstrate proficiency on the use of a static airborne thermal imagery system. The Airborne Thermographer Certification portion of the course is presented by Mr. Brian Spillane, FLIR Systems, Inc. who is a Certified Thermographer Instructor. The remainder of the course is presented by airborne thermal imagery experts, featuring Nick Minx of Tactical Flying, Inc, as the lead instructor. This course has been specifically designed for public safety aviation personnel for use in support of missions using airborne thermal imagery systems. The course is designed to benefit not only the TFO but the public safety pilot as well, as all of the instructors explain and demonstrate the theory, technology, tactics and legal issues involving the successful use of thermal imagery cameras and systems.

Intended Audience

This course is intended for public safety pilots; tactical fight officers and crewmembers assigned to public safety aviation units and meets all requirements for Airborne Thermographer Certification.

* APSA COVID-19 Statement:

By registering for this event, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. In consideration of the educational benefit to be derived from this training program, and as a condition of your registration, you agree to hold the Airborne Public Safety Association, Inc. (APSA), its officers, directors, employees, contractors and volunteers harmless against any and all claims or causes of action stemming directly or indirectly from the potential of contamination from the COVID-19 virus; and further you agree to abide by the rules, restrictions or limitations imposed by APSA, consistent with current national, state and local guidelines for personal protection against COVID-19 during the training program.


(Individual Members)

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All attendees must be registered to participate. 

If you are not a member, but would like to join our association and receive the member rates, visit our Membership page.


Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is located 2 miles from the hotel


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