About This Course
Designed for fire departments, both civilian and military, whose primary mission is aircraft firefighting and rescue. This course meets the training requirements for both NFPA 1003: Standard for Airpot Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications and FAA FAR Part 139.319. Successful completion of this course will lead to ProBoard Certification. This 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 hand lines.