- NFPA 402, Guide for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Operations;
- NFPA 403, Standard for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Services at Airports;
- NFPA 422, Guide for Aircraft Accident Response;
- IFSTA, Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting.
Participants, working together as a team, will be challenged by a variety of typical aircraft fire scenarios. They will combat and extinguish Wing Engine Fires, Wheel and Brake Assembly Fires, Cargo Compartment Fires, Fuel Spill Fires, Cockpit Fires, Galley Fires and Cabin Fires.
What will participants learn?
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- explain typical airport infrastructure, airfield operations and airport communication systems;
- understand aircraft construction and design;
- identify the hazards associated with commercial and military aircrafts;
- understand the concepts, principles and theory of aircraft fire fighting and rescue tactics;
- explain the extinguishing effects and application of foam extinguishing agents;
- define the level of protection required at airports based on their airport classification as defined by ICAO;
- understand the concepts of incident management to include mass casualty management and triage;
- understand the concepts and components of an airport emergency plan;
- explain the role and responsibility of airport firefighters in aircraft accident investigation;
- identify local, state, federal and international laws governing commercial aviation;
- implement tactics and strategies, including tactical approach, initial attack, and the selection, application, and management of ARFF extinguishing agents required for aircraft fire suppression and rescue operations;
- perform search and rescue operations.
Participants, working together as a team, are challenged by a variety of typical aircraft fire scenarios. They will combat and extinguish:
- wing engine fires,
- wheel and brake assembly fires,
- cargo compartment fires,
- fuel spill fires,
- cockpit fires,
- galley fires,
- cabin fires.
Who should attend?
This course would be beneficial to airport firefighters who would like to improve their Fire Fighter 1 and 2 knowledge to be better prepared for the demanding challenges of aircraft rescue and firefighting operations.
Course participants must:
- possess basic technical skills (be certified in the use of respiratory protective equipment);
- be physically capable of performing strenuous work during the performance of the practical training sessions and therefore meet the medical requirements of their Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ);
- be proficient in English, German, Slovenian, Croatian or Serbian.
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