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Aircraft accidents : a practical guide for responders

Author: Jim Anderson; Jeff Hawkins; Robert Gill
Publisher: Clifton Park, NY : Thomson Delmar Learning, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Prepare for the most unexpected event - responding to an aircraft accident - with this practical guidebook. Straight-forward and concise, this book prepares emergency responders in any type of agency or community for the successful response to aircraft accidents. First responders will learn how to communicate and work effectively with the various agencies involved in a crash, fire, and post-fire environment. An
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Anderson; Jeff Hawkins; Robert Gill
ISBN: 9781401879105 1401879101
OCLC Number: 173480414
Description: xiv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Embracing the Challenge --
The Importance of Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Training --
All Fires and Emergencies Are Alike, Yet Unique --
Anytime, Anywhere --
Case Study --
Who Is First on Scene --
Various Roles at an Aircraft Incident --
Aircraft That Frequent Your Local Airport --
Setting Standards for Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Operations --
Ch. 2. Basic Airplane Anatomy --
Basic Airplane Anatomy --
Aircraft Size and Weight --
Types of Aircraft --
The Similarities and Differences Among Aircraft --
Ch. 3. Aircraft Hazards --
Primary Aircraft Hazards --
Secondary Aircraft Hazards --
Case Study --
Military Aircraft Hazards --
Specialized Aircraft Hazards --
Case Study.
Responsibility: Jim Anderson, Jeff Hawkins, Robert Gill.
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Prepares emergency responders for the successful response and management of aircraft accidents. Readers will learn about airplane anatomy in simplified terms, enabling them to communicate and work  Read more...

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1. Embracing The Challenge. 2. Basic Airplane Anatomy 3. Common Aircraft Hazards 4. Military Aircraft 5. Advanced Aircraft Composite Materials History. Properties. Hazards. Mitigation Techniques. 6. Read more...

 
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