Fire protection

Jan 26, 2010 - 5:24 AM
The FAA is seeking comments on an Airworthiness Directive aimed at contaminated Halon 1211 used in some handheld cabin fire extinguishers.
Sep 1, 2009 - 7:48 AM
On October 13 and 14, Avfuel is holding a quality-assurance and fire-safety seminar at the Avflight FBO at Capital City Airport in Lansing, Mich.
Sep 1, 2009 - 7:18 AM
The National Fire Protection Association’s technical committee on airport facilities has dropped a proposed requirement for automatic sprinkler systems in
Jun 29, 2009 - 12:14 PM
If they didn’t already know it, attendees at the NATA FBO Leadership Conference held last month in Chantilly, Va., learned that fire codes set by the Natio
Sep 23, 2008 - 6:09 AM
French company Simav is developing a new thermal process, thermolysis, to recycle the carbon fiber contained in composite materials and claims that its pro
Aug 6, 2008 - 6:31 AM
The FAA last month approved upgraded flammability standards for thermal and acoustic insulation materials used in Part 25 (transport category) aircraft.
Feb 1, 2007 - 5:56 AM
Kidde portable fire extinguishers that have been determined to be faulty must be replaced in some 39,000 aircraft, according to a recent AD.
Dec 11, 2006 - 5:52 AM
For years, AccuFleet has been known for its flammability testing and certification of interior cabin components and cargo compartment materials, a “hot but