Airport Firefighters, Airport Driver Operators, and Airport Crew Chiefs will use this text to meet the most current NFPA, FARs, and ICAO requirements.
The book includes:
• 30 Skill Sheets NEW in this edition • Photos, Illustrations and Learning Activities – ALL NEW • Review Questions for all 12 chapters • Exam Prep for students is a separate item
This book provides the information firefighters need to effectively perform the tasks for aircraft rescue and fire fighting and to complete airport firefighter certification. Content includes:
• Familiarization with civilian and military aircraft • Airport familiarization • Operating structural and specialized aircraft fire fighting apparatus and equipment • Safety and aircraft Hazards • Airport fire and rescue communications • Rescue tools and equipment including gaining access to aircraft interiors • Aircraft fuels, aircraft components and extinguishing agents • Aircraft fire suppression and strategy and tactics including engines, auxiliary power units, wheel assemblies, and rocket engines • ARFF vehicle driver operator • Airport emergency planning • The theory and practice of aircraft fire fighting and rescue operations
The information in this manual is intended to meet the requirements of NFPA 1003: Standard for Airport Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications (2015) NFPA 1002: Standard on Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications (2014) Chapter 9 requirements are also included. NFPA 402: Guide for Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting Operations (2013) and NFPA 403: Standard for Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting Services at Airports (2014) are referenced throughout the book.
Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) 139.315, 139.317, and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Airport Services Manual, Parts 1 and 7 training requirements are also included.