Airport Fire Fighter

Designed for fire departments, both civilian and military, whose primary mission is aircraft fire and rescue. This course meets the training requirements of both NFPA 1003: Standard for Airport Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, and FAA FAR Part 139.319. The course covers such topics as Airport Familiarization, Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Apparatus, Aircraft Types, Engines and Systems, and Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Procedures. These classroom sessions are followed by practical exercises in turret operations and extinguishment of wheel/brake, engine, interior cabin, and fuel spill fires through the use of handlines. This course will be held at a facility where various aircraft and apparatus are available.