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ARFF Trucks vs. Municpal Trucks – Whats the Difference?

Posted by Tommy Culshaw on January 29, 2018
Fighting fires at any location requires the proper type of fire apparatus to get the job done. You may know that airports have their own separate types of fire trucks, but what makes these aircraft ...
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Snow Plow vs Blower – Which Should You Use on Your Runways?

Posted by Tommy Culshaw on December 19, 2017
SNOW PLOW VS BLOWER – WHICH SHOULD YOU USE ON YOUR RUNWAYS? It’s that time of year, when Airport runways can quickly turn into hazardous winter wonderlands. Flight delays can be costly and ...
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5 Reasons to Attend a Firefighting Tradeshow

Posted by Tommy Culshaw on August 30, 2017
Tradeshows come in all shapes and sizes, and provide a unique opportunity for you to immerse yourself in the firefighting industry. Firefighting tradeshows are something you want to attend at least ...
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Water, Foam, and Dry Chem – Know your Firefighting Agents!

Posted by Tommy Culshaw on June 16, 2017
There are several types of fires, and also several ways to put them out. The three main fire suppressants used are water, foam, and dry chemicals, and knowing their qualities can help you optimize ...
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5 Ways to Optimize Heavy Machinery Maintenance

Posted by Tommy Culshaw on May 10, 2017
Heavy machinery usually isn’t cheap, and that makes proper maintenance on these investments extremely important. Proper maintenance techniques will help you get the most out of your machinery, and ...
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Why NFPA Standards Should Matter to You

Posted by Tommy Culshaw on August 10, 2015
A little background first. If you are well accustomed to the firefighting industry, then the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is nothing new.  For decades, the NFPA has set guidelines for ...
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The 5 Most Important Aspects of Vehicle Inspection

Posted by Tommy Culshaw on May 29, 2015
For firefighters, seeing their ARFF unit is arguably one of the most exciting times in the process of getting a new truck. Here at Oshkosh Airport Products, customer vehicle inspections are one of ...
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How Oshkosh Tests its Snow Equipment

Posted by Tommy Culshaw on May 14, 2015
When you take a look at Oshkosh snow units; powerful, commanding and reliable may come to mind. Here at Airport Products, we put a lot of time and brainpower into making our machines perform at their ...
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Top 3 Reasons the HRET is a Game Changer

Posted by Tommy Culshaw on April 2, 2015
The high reach extendable turret or HRET as known in the firefighting industry provides countless benefits to enhance any fire house’s emergency response experience. With having our very own HRET, ...
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Welcome to our Blog

Posted by Tommy Culshaw on April 2, 2015
  You've found the right place to read articles on anything related to ARFF and snow removal opertations at airports in the United States and around the globe. We manufacture some of the best ...
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