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General Aviation Firefighting for Structural Firefighters

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ISBN-10: 0766804062

ISBN-13: 9780766804067

Edition: 2000

Authors: William R. Tackett

List price: $133.95
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There are more than 17.000 general aviation airports in the United States. This text provides the basic training material for learning how to deal effectively and safely with a general aviation incident. Written by a 25-year service veteran with vast experience in the field, this book includes ample illustrations explaining an airport environment, how to establish vital communication links, the components of GA aircraft, coordination with other agencies, and the types of incidents that involve GA airports and aircraft. Case studies of incidents on and off airport property add vitality to the text. (Keywords: Firefighting)
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Book details

List price: $133.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/4/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

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Preface
Acknowledgments
About The Author
General Aviation
Introduction
What Is General Aviation?
Accident vs. Incident
Structural Fire Department Operations Involving Ga
Summary
The Airport Environment
Introduction
Controlled and Uncontrolled Airports
Runways
Taxiways
Runup Pads
Ramps
Airport Markings
Fixedbase Operators
Airport Fuel Storage and Dispensing
Hangars
Airport Lighting
Summary
Communications
Introduction
Aircraft Radio Procedures and Phraseology
Aircraft Radio Frequencies
Radio Communications
Pilot-Controlled Lighting
Radio Problems at Airports with Tower Operations
Radio Problems at Airports with No Operating Tower
Emergency Frequencies
Direct Fire Department-To-Pilot Communications
Summary
General Aviation Aircraft Systems
Introduction
Ga Engines
Fuel Systems
Hydraulic Systems
Landing Gear Systems
Oxygen Systems
Fire Suppression Systems
Electrical Systems
Ingress or Egress Access
Summary
Coordinating with Other Agencies
Introduction
Mutual Aid
Automatic Aid
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Units
Police Agencies
Federal Agencies
Airport Administrator
Fixed-Base Operators
Medical Resources
Summary
The Airport/Aircraft Emergency Plan
Introduction
The Airport/Aircraft Emergency Plan
Standard Operating Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines
Preplanning
Grid Map
Alert Notification
Drills
Summary
Incidents Involving General Aviation Aircraft
Introduction
Unsafe Landing Gear Indicator
Gear-Up Landing
Engine Fires
Interior Fires
Hot Brakes and Wheel Fires
Stalls
Undershoots, Overshoots, Groundloops, and Rejected Takeoffs
Pilot Error
Fueling Incidents
Animal Strikes
Incidents Involving Helicopters
Summary
Incidents on Airport Property
Introduction
Case 1
Case 2
Case 3
Summary
Incidents Off Airport Property
Introduction
Preplanning Of Off-Airport Incidents
Case 1
Case 2
Case 3
Evidence Protection
Summary
Training
Introduction
Live Drills
Classroom Drills
Seminars
Training Resources
Summary
Aviation-Related Internet Listings
Aircraft Crash Recovery Guide Examples
Acronyms
Glossary
Index