Welcome to Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Working Group
The Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Working Group (ARFFWG) is a non-profit international organization dedicated to the sharing of Aircraft Rescue &Fire Fighting (ARFF) information between airport firefighters, municipal fire departments, and all others concerned with aircraft fire fighting. With membership participation from around the world, your membership is welcomed. Join us now! To learn about the different membership options and the benefits that are extended to you as a member of the ARFFWG, please click here.
The FORUM is now available. If you are an ARFF Working Group Member, just log on using your user name and password. Membership is not required to register on the FORUM, but we hope that the information you gain from our site will encourage you to become a member. Feel free to contact any of the Management Team members if you have any questions or comments.
“ARFF Working Group Update” - NFPA 405 & 422 Second Draft Meeting
It is our pleasure to invite you to join the Technical Committee on Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting at the Second Draft meeting on NFPA 405, Standard for Recurring Proficiency of Airport Fire Fighters, and NFPA 422, Guide on Aircraft Accident /Incident Assessment, in Denver, CO in a few weeks.
The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Street, Denver, CO 80202 on March 18-19, 2014.
If you wish to attend, or have any questions, please contact Ken Holland, NFPA Staff Liaison at 617-984-7490 to confirm your attendance or for further information.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
SECTION 1 SEMINAR/WORKSHOP – May 6-9, 2014
Join us May 6-9, 2014 for the Section 1 Seminar/Workshop hosted by the ARFF Working Group and the FAA Technical Center. Along with classroom educational sessions, a tour and demonstrations will also be conducted at the FAA Technical Center. Presentations would include the latest research being conducted in New Large Aircraft, Composite Material Firefighting, Cargo Firefighting and issues surrounding the Lithium Ion battery fires. Don’t miss this great educational opportunity! Registration and Hotel information now available!
HAMBURG GERMANY – June 10-13, 2014 – We are still in the planning stages for this one-of-a-kind conference/workshop in Hamburg, Germany. Highlights of this program will be a field trip to Airbus (Final Assembly Line of A320), Foam production facility, Special Hamburg group activities and events, along with many classroom sessions on current topics for the aviation firefighting industry worldwide. Don’t Miss this event. Student Registration, Brochure and Sponsorship/Exhibitor and hotel information is now available. Thank you to the following organizations that have agreed to sponsor this event: