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 access to the aircraft for rescue workers and evacuating large crowds quickly and safely.
To meet the requirements of airport fire departments, Rosenbauer manufactures two variants of escape stairs, the E5000 and the E8000.
In the last blog post on the topic of escape stairs, a focus was placed on their function and requirements. In the upcoming blog posts, I would like to go into greater detail about the differences between the E5000 and the E8000, and examine the deployment tactics from the customer’s perspective.