ARFF/Recovery

Stuttgart uses new fire tender design

Stuttgart Airport has been operating Germany’s first Magirus Superdragon X8 fire tender since July of this year. The...

DTW fire fighters get international accreditation

The Airport Authority that operates Detroit Metropolitan (DTW) and Willow Run (YIP) has become the only independent Airport...

LJLA procures new fire fighting vehicle

Liverpool John Lennon Airport has commissioned a new $1million, Oshkosh Striker rescue and fire fighting vehicle. Built in...

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ARFF: the right approach

Aircraft rescue and firefighting is a vital part of operations for airports large and small. But given that...

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Abu Dhabi installs fuel depot safety system

A multi-million dollar extension to one of the most high-risk areas of Abu Dhabi International Airport is being...

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Royal Institute of Navigation publishes paper on MH370

Inmarsat and The Royal Institute of Navigation have published a paper on the satellite communications analysis in the...

Aurora downed: renewed pressure on FAA

Airport Focus Editor Gary Mason on this week’s news (2 October 2014) The fire that was allegedly started...

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Manchester Airport Fire Service procures new vehicles

Manchester Airport’s Fire Service has unveiled six new Oshkosh Global Striker Vehicles, as part of a £4.2million investment...

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Global tracking service will provide location of aircraft in emergency situations

A global emergency tracking system will be available free of charge for all automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B)...

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Aircraft down

What are the limits and responsibilities of ARFF teams when a crash occurs outside the airport perimeter and...