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Monday, 14 December, 2020

Hangar Foam Fire Suppression Systems from Planning to Implementation

NATA’s latest Webinar answered member questions on NFPA 409 requirements and foam fire suppression systems in aircraft hangarsWatch now to gain valuable insight from industry experts on navigating the hangar development process, the management of existing systems, and NATA’s work to reduce the burden of regulations on aviation business. Doug Fisher of Fisher Engineering and Jon Wenrich of Centrex join NATA’s Megan Eisenstein to discuss:

  • The frequency, hazards, and associated costs of accidental discharges of foam fire suppression systems, as found by a 2019 study sponsored by NATA and the University of Maryland
  • NATA’s participation in the upcoming NFPA 409 Technical Committee on Airport Facilities Second Draft Meeting, scheduled for the week of February 22, 2021

  • Crucial resources and comprehensive training to mitigate hazards posed by accidental discharge of foam fire suppression systems

  • Negotiating fire codes and successfully navigating a foam-free approval for hangar projects.

  • Navigating regional disparity in no-foam waiver approvals


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The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has been the voice of aviation business for more than 80 years. Representing nearly 3,700 aviation businesses, NATA’s member companies provide a broad range of services to general aviation, the airlines and the military and NATA serves as the public policy group representing the interests of aviation businesses before Congress and the federal agencies.