Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting, 6th Edition Manual
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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:
- 31 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.
Complete IFSTA Curriculum is a separate item and provided by IFSTA at no cost to qualified instructors.
- Qualifications for Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Personnel
- Airport Familiarization
- Aircraft Familiarization
- Safety and Aircraft Hazards
- Extinguishing Agents
- Fire Suppression, Ventilation, and Overhaul
- Airport Emergency Planning
- Strategic and Tactical Operations
Publisher: International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA)
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