FAA Issues Revised ARFF Training Rules

FAA is seeking industry comments on the recently posted Draft AC 150/5210-17C, Programs for Training of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Personnel.  This update is a substantial re-write of past versions and includes updated training requirements as well as a current list of ARFF training facilities. 

FAA has set the comment deadline for January 31, 2014.  Please review the changes and provide feedback to Chris Oswald (coswald@aci-na.org) and Paul Eubanks (peubanks@aci-na.org) at ACI-NA by COB on January 17.

Additionally, FAA has recently released two Engineering Briefs:

Please let us know if you have any comments regarding the draft ACs or recent Engineering Briefs as soon as possible.

Please contact Chris Oswald (coswald@aci-na.org) or Paul Eubanks (peubanks@aci-na.org) if you have questions or would like to submit comments.

This briefing has been sent to members of the the Operations & Technical Affairs, Public Safety & Security and Small Airports committees.