NFPA 414: Standard for Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting Vehicles
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What is NFPA 414?
NFPA 414: Document Scope

1.1 Scope. 1.1.1* This standard specifies the minimum design, performance, and acceptance criteria for aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles intended to transport personnel and equipment to the scene of an aircraft emergency for the purpose of rescuing occupants and conducting rescue and fire-fighting operations. A.1.1.1 The basic NFPA recommendations on the use and provision of this equipment are contained in NFPA 402 and NFPA 403. Field testing procedures for aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicles utilizing foam are provided in NFPA 412. NFPA 422 is designed, in part, to provide technical data useful in evaluating the effectiveness of these vehicles. 1.1.2 Vehicles without wheels, such as track, amphibious, or air-cushion types, are not covered by this standard.

This standard presents design, performance, and acceptance criteria for aircraft rescue and fire-fighting (ARFF) vehicles intended to carry personnel and equipment to the scene of an aircraft emergency to rescue occupants and conduct rescue and firefighting operations. Official document scope
What does NFPA 414 address?
Comprehensive provisions specify the full range of features and components that, when assembled, produce an efficient and capable aircraft rescue and fire-fighting vehicle for both on-pavement and off-pavement performance, from engine, suspension, brakes, and towing connections to fire-fighting systems, agents, and equipment. Separate chapters cover specific requirements pertaining to aircraft interior access vehicles and acceptance criteria.
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