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NFPA 407: Standard for Aircraft Fuel Servicing
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NFPA 407: Standard for Aircraft Fuel Servicing
Item #: NFPA_407

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What is NFPA 407?
NFPA 407: Document Scope

1.1 Scope. This standard applies to the fuel servicing of all types of aircraft using liquid petroleum fuel.
1.1.1 This standard does not apply to any of the following:
(1) In-flight fueling
(2) Fuel servicing of flying boats or amphibious aircraft on water
(3) Draining or filling of aircraft fuel tanks incidental to aircraft fuel system maintenance operations or manufacturing
1.1.2* This document is not intended to be used as the sole standard for design, construction, operation, and maintenance of fuel storage and transfer facilities, as it does not address requirements for environmental protection, fuel quality, or other issues not directly related to fire safety.
A.1.1.2 Additional guidance can be obtained from other documents, including, but not limited to: A4A Spec 103, ASTM MNL5, API 607, API RP 1595, API RP 2003, EI 1529, EI 1540,
EI 1550, EI 1581, EI 1583, EI 1590, EI 1596, JIG 4, NATA Refueling and Quality Control Procedures for Airport Service and Support Operations, NIST Handbook 44, PEI RP-1300, PEI RP100, PEI
RP200, PEI RP800, OSHA regulations in 29 CFR, FAA AC-150-5230, and/or EPA regulations in 112 (Oil Pollution Prevention) and 280 (Underground Tanks).

This standard outlines vital safety provisions for procedures, equipment, and installations in order to protect people, aircraft, and other property during ground fuel servicing of aircraft using liquid petroleum fuels. Official document scope
What does NFPA 407 address?
Design requirements include aircraft fueling, aircraft fueling hose, fuel servicing vehicles, airport fuel systems, self-service aircraft fueling, fueling at rooftop heliports, and non-driven hydrant carts. Among operational issues covered are prevention and control of spills, emergency fuel shutoff, electrical equipment used on aircraft servicing ramps, aircraft fuel servicing locations, defueling, and loading of aircraft fuel servicing tank vehicles.
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