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Tag: Triennial Exercise

The Triennial Drill Checking the Box or Focused Training?

The Triennial Drill Checking the Box or Focused Training? By: Captain Dan Heinrichs  and Chief Roger Williams The Triennial, love it or hate it, we all do it…..every 3 years. We just finished ours in May 2019. I suppose the real question is; are we just checking a box to keep the FAA happy or […]

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Planning and Execution of an ARFF Disaster Drill

Planning and Execution of an ARFF Disaster Drill By: Michael Lopina As the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) of the airport through an Inter-governmental agreement with Romeoville, IL, the Lockport Township Fire Protection District (LTFPD) has been covering the Lewis Airport (LOT) since 2002. Located in Will County, Illinois 35 miles southwest of Chicago, Lewis Airport […]

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The ARFF Zone… Planning For the Big One

The ARFF Zone… Planning for the Big One By: Phil DiMaria Seldom do we have the luxury of knowing what, when or where our next major incident will be. Of course, there are always exceptions. In ARFF, we can count on at least one major incident at our airports at least every three years (or […]

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Elmira Corning Regional Airport Conducts Exercise By Andrew Stamp, A.M.F. & Ryan Wheeler, A.M.F.

Elmira Corning Regional Airport Conducts Exercise. Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 0815 hours, Airport Truck 10 established command and staged for an Alert 2. The nature of emergency was a CRJ 700 with landing gear issues. While mutual aid fire companies assembled, the aircraft worked through their procedures for inflight emergencies. Mutual aid fire companies […]

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