IFSTA Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting, 5th Edition
IFSTA Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting provides firefighters with the basic information needed to effectively perform the various tasks involved in aircraft rescue and firefighting. Materials covered in this manual include 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. 5th Edition (2008). 452 pages.
IFSTA Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting addresses:
- The requirements of NFPA 1003 – 2005 Edition (Standard for Airport Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications)
- The airport firefighting apparatus covered in Chapter 9 of NFPA 1002 – 2008 Edition (Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications)
- Key parts of NFPA 402 – 2008 Edition (Guide for Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting Operations) and NFPA 403 ndash; 2008 Edition (Standard for Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting Services at Airports)
- The subjects included in the training requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) 139.315, 139.317, and 139.319
IFSTA (International Fire Service Training Association) is an association of fire service personnel who are dedicated to upgrading fire fighting techniques and safety through training. Fire Protection Publications (FPP) is a division within Oklahoma State University and the world's leading publisher of training materials for the fire and emergency services. FPP serves as the headquarters for the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA).