programs. These may be supplemented by data obtained from cutaways, actual tests, demonstrations,
and personal experiences and observation. Other data include aircraft familiarization kits, drawings
showing specific characteristics and arrangements of various types of aircraft, and other pertinent
(b) Training fires and simulated forcible entry into, and rescue from, burning aircraft will be
conducted semiannually to attain and maintain the desired standards of proficiency. Fuel for such
training fires may be oil, gasoline, a combination of the two, or other highly flammable material.
Contaminated fuels discarded by other activities should be used when available. If obtainable, use
caused by fuels and chemical agents used in training fires.
NOTE: The US Environmental Protection Agency in its hazardous waste
management system regulations has defined some substances as hazardous wastes. Fuel containing
polychlorinated biphenyls (also known as PCBs) or solvents and chemicals defined as hazardous wastes
according to regulation will not be used.
(3) Training program. The training program will include--
(b) Radio operation and voice procedures.
(c) Organizations of fire and rescue elements.
(d) Actual burning grounds practice in simulated accidents.
(e) Review and discussion of actual operations in past accidents.
(f) Aircraft identification, internal configuration, and emergency rescue characteristics.
(g) Operation and organizational maintenance of fire trucks, rescue aircraft, and associated
(h) Basic rescue and first-aid procedures, particularly those for mouth-to-mouth and
(i) Detailed and specialized instructions on all aircraft that pose unique hazards or a degree
of difficulty that may impair safe fire-fighting and rescue.