Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting

Publisher: Fire Protection Publications
ISBN: 978-0-87939-323-6
Edition: 5th Edition
Year: 2008
Pages: 452
IFSTA Item Number: 36523

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Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (5th edition) provides basic information needed by firefighters to effectively perform the various tasks involved in aircraft rescue and firefighting. Material covered includes qualifications for aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) personnel, aircraft and airport familiarization, safety and aircraft hazards, ARFF communications, extinguishing agents, ARFF apparatus, rescue tools and equipment, ARFF driver/operator, airport emergency planning, and ARFF strategic and tactical operations.

Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting addresses the requirements of NFPA® 1003, Standard for Airport Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications (2005 edition). Additional material addresses the airport firefighting apparatus covered in Chapter 9 of the 2008 edition of NFPA® 1002, Standard on Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications. Key parts of NFPA® 402, Guide for Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting Operations (2008 edition), and NFPA® 403, Standard for Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting Services at Airports (2008 edition), are also covered in this manual. Other materials included in this manual are those subjects included in the training requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) 139.315, 139.317, and 139.319.

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