The Challenge of Aircraft Crash Fire Rescue 700262

This paper provides a review of the current airport fire-fighting equipment and requirements. Statistics are offered concerning the inadequacies of such equipment at many airports served by air carriers and suggestions are made for improving the situation.
The latest available fire-fighting equipment and fire-fighting agents are detailed as well as that equipment programmed by manufacturers for future use.
The author also offers ideas and concepts on fire-fighting tactics that could be employed today, and those to meet future airport needs.


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