Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting, 5th Ed.

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New 6th edition now available.  Please see product number 36780. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (5th edition) 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 More »

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New 6th edition now available.  Please see product number 36780.

Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (5th edition) 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, 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 fire fighting 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.

From 1950 to 2010, The Federal Aviation Association (FAA) recorded a total of 334 plane crashes in the U.S. that resulted in fatalities. The greatest number of fatalities per decade occurred between 2000 and 2010, when 57 people lost their lives due to plane crashes that involved jetliners, Cessnas and private jets. In many of the accidents, there could have been more deaths if aircraft rescue and firefighting personnel had not responded quickly.

Learning Aircraft Rescue / Firefighting

Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting, 5th Ed. provides basic information for firefighters so they can perform general tasks associated with aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF). The text covers various topics that apply to aircraft rescue and firefighting personnel, including: ARFF personnel qualifications, safety and aircraft hazards, tools and equipment, airport emergency planning and much more. The text leaves no stone unturned when it comes to listing ARFF essential duties.

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If you aspire to be part of your fire department’s ARFF personnel, order your copy of Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting, 5th Ed today from our online store. After mastering the information in this book, you will be on your way to succeeding as an ARFF worker in this most challenging field. Don’t delay, get the study resources you need to advance your firefighting career today!

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