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New E-ONE Titan® 4×4 Exceeds ARFF Testing Expectations

OCALA, FL—E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group, is proud to announce the new TITAN 4×4 Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) vehicle has met or exceeded expectations in all categories of third-party advanced product testing.   In accordance with NFPA 414, Standard for Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting Vehicles, all newly-designed vehicles must undergo a series of 34 prototype tests followed by 13 ...

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Police, Fire, and Rescue Combine Forces at Roanoke (VA) Airport

The Roanoke Times Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport is putting the Glocks, the medical bags and the big green firetrucks that douse burning planes in the hands of public safety specialists trained to do it all. Any member of the airport’s new public safety team can respond to a shooting, a plane crash or a passed-out traveler because each is part police ...

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U.S. DOT Announces $659.8 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 390 Airports in 47 States

Ftnnews Published by Ozgur Tore U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $659.8 million in airport infrastructure grants, as part of $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States. Read more at Ftnnews     The second increment of funding provides 450 grants that will ...

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Two Planes Forced Into Emergency Landings At KCI Causing A Rash Of Flight Delays

Kansas City Star Within an hour, two airplanes have had to execute emergency landings at Kansas City International Airport on Monday afternoon, airport officials confirm, causing the closing of two separate runways and the delay of nearly two dozen flights. At about 5 p.m. Delta Airlines flight 923 made an emergency landing on runway 19 after reporting a fuel leak. ...

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In the Life of Marines: ARFF | Stripes Okinawa

Stars and Stripes MCAS FUTENMA, OKINAWA, Japan — Military occupational specialties are the foundation of the Marine Corps. Each MOS is a cog, working with and relying on each other to keep the fighting machine that is the United States Marine Corps running. Aircraft rescue and firefighting is one such MOS. Read more at Stars and Stripes     ARFF ...

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KME Awarded Four-Rig Order for Rapid Intervention Vehicles (RIVs)

KME was recently awarded an order for a total of four Rapid Intervention Vehicles (RIVs). One of each unit is headed to the following locations: Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan  Muwaffaq Salti Air Base, Jordan Al Dhafra, UAE Ali Al Salem AB, Kuwait Specs for the new rigs include: CHASSIS Ford F-550 4×4 Super Cab Class-1 ES-Key Multiplexed Electrical System FRC ...

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Into the Danger Zone: MCAS Miramar ARFF Conducts Hazmat Exercise

Photo: www.marines.mil Into the danger zone: MCAS Miramar ARFF conducts HAZMAT exercise By Cpl. Jake McClung, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Marines and first responders with Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting, the Provost Marshal’s Office and MCAS Miramar Fire Department conducted a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive threat exercise at MCAS Miramar, California, ...

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Morgantown First Responders Participate in Disaster Response Drills

Photo: www.dominionpost.com MORGANTOWN – The Morgantown Municipal Airport was closed for several hours Tuesday as a series of mock disasters struck during the Triennial Emergency Exercise. The training exercise is mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to test the airport’s emergency plan, Morgantown Fire Chief Mark Caravasos said. Read more at www.dominionpost.com     The training exercise is mandated ...

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REV Fire Group Welcomes Mike Virnig As Vice President Of Sales

OCALA, FL—REV Group has announced the addition of Mike Virnig as the new vice president of sales for the REV Fire Group. With more than 14 years of prior experience in fire apparatus sales and as a dealer, Virnig brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of the fire industry to this position. “Mike’s leadership will be valuable as we ...

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E-ONE Receives Order from U.S. Air Force for ECOLOGIC® Testing Systems

E-ONE, a member of the REV Group, announced an order from the U.S. Air Force for 167 ECOLOGIC® testing systems. The ECOLOGIC testing system is a patented technology developed by E-ONE to allow customers to test their ARFF vehicles’ foam systems without discharging foam into the environment. The ECOLOGIC technology was first introduced on an order for 24 E-ONE 4×4 ...

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