Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting addresses the requirements of NFPA 1003, Standard for Airport Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2000 edition. The 5th edition of Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting provides basic information needed by firefighters to effectively perform the various tasks involved in aircraft rescue and fire fighting. Material covered includes qualifications for aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) personnel, aircraft and airport familiarization, firefighter safety, ARFF communications, rescue tools and equipment, ARFF apparatus and equipment, ARFF driver/operator, extinguishing agents, ARFF tactical operations, airport emergency plans, and hazards associated with aircraft cargo.
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. 5th Edition (2008) 452 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87939-323-6