ARFF Vehicles

New Vehicle Fleet for Dubai Airport

By | 01.04.2020|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

Dubai International Airport is the most important airport in the Middle East, and with 89.1 million passengers it is the third largest airport worldwide. The growing number of flights year after year poses a number of [...]

Rosenbauer in Japan: A personal journey into the past

By | 27.01.2020|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 7 minutes read

If, as a newly hired employee, you are asked to see the management in their office after just two weeks, this creates a lasting memory. And it really seems to me like yesterday that the [...]

Escape stairs: the height makes all the difference.

By | 20.01.2020|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 4 minutes read

This may not be a well-known fact, but escape stairs are often an airport fire department's most commonly deployed vehicle. The essential purposes of escape stairs can be expressed in a nutshell as creating quick [...]

Two is always better than one: two HLF 40s for Hamburg Airport

By | 16.12.2019|ARFF Vehicles, Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

By now it is common knowledge that airport fire brigades have special requirements when it comes to their vehicles, but this vehicle - or rather this pair of vehicles (yes, two identical vehicles were delivered) [...]

Safety mission for aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles – stability and driving dynamics

By | 17.04.2019|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 4 minutes read

As already mentioned in the last blog post about the electronic braking system EBS of ARFF vehicles and the electronic directional stabilization program ESC, safety awareness is becoming more and more important for the fire [...]

A milestone: The PANTHER at Vienna International Airport

By | 01.03.2019|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

This was something we'd been fretting over... The PANTHER has been successfully performing its duties all over the world. Including at domestic airports in Austria: Graz, Innsbruck, Linz, Salzburg - no matter where you disembarked, [...]

The E8000 for Australia

By | 01.01.2019|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

With the introduction of the new Super Jumbo Airbus A-380 in 2004, a whole new set of challenges was thrown to the Airport Fire Fighting Crews at major airports served. Besides the massive dimensions and [...]

Even more safety for the PANTHER

By | 15.10.2018|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

To provide the fastest possible assistance at airports, the PANTHER has a correspondingly high engine power and acceleration values. One of the many requirements is to quickly deliver large amounts of extinguishing agent to any [...]

In Focus: PANTHER 8×8 Airport Paris – Charles des Gaulle

By | 03.09.2018|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

With 69.5 million passengers in 2017, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the tenth largest airport in the world and far and away France's busiest airport. To ensure the safety of its 32 km2 surface [...]

In focus: Escape Stairs E8000 at Singapore Changi Airport

By | 30.05.2018|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

Long before the first flight of the new Super Jumbo Jet, Airbus A-380 in April 2005, Changi Airport Emergency Service, always known as one of the most progressive Airport Fire and Rescue Services, was looking [...]