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Overview of Airport Fueling Operations

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TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 63: Overview of Airport Fueling Operations explores airport fueling system operations at all sizes of airports. The report describes fueling standards and regulations, common operations and components, and serves as a reference for a number of fueling processes and procedures. On-airport fueling systems and components are the main focus of the report.


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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2015. Overview of Airport Fueling Operations. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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106 pages | 8.5 x 11

Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-x
Summary 1-2
Chapter One - Introduction 3-10
Chapter Two - Regulatory and Environmental Requirements 11-12
Chapter Three - Organizational Roles 13-17
Chapter Four - Delivery and Distribution Processes 18-35
Chapter Five - Resources and Training Tools 36-39
Chapter Six - Fueling Safety Practices 40-51
Chapter Seven - Special Issues 52-58
Chapter Eight - Conclusions and Further Research 59-60
Glossary and Fuel System Terminology 61-64
References 65-70
Bibliography 71-72
Appendix A - List of Regulations, Organizational Standards, Recommended Practices, and Guidance Material 73-81
Appendix B - Regulations Governing Fueling Operations at Certificated Part 139 Airports 82-82
Appendix C - Mobile Fueler Preliminary Hazard List 83-84
Appendix D - Mobile Fueler Operating and Support Hazard Analysis 85-86
Appendix E - Mobile Fueler Failure Mode and Effect Analysis 87-88
Appendix F - Fuel Hydrant System Fault Tree Analysis 89-89
Appendix G - Fuel Tank Truck Fault Tree Analysis 90-90
Appendix H - Fuel System Maintenance Fault Tree Analysis 91-91
Appendix I - Fuel System Safety Failure Fault Tree Analysis 92-92
Appendix J - FAA Advisory Circular Fueling Inspection Procedures 93-94
Appendix K - FAA Flight Standards Fueling Inspection Procedures 95-95
Appendix L - Sample Filtration Test Record Form 96-96
Appendix M - Sample Filter Vessel Record Form 97-97
Appendix N - Sample Product Receipt Record Form 98-98
Appendix O - Sample Refueler Daily Inspection Form 99-99
Appendix P - Sample Fixed Equipment Fuel Storage Daily Inspection Form 100-100
Appendix Q - Sample Refueler Vehicle Inspection Form 101-102
Appendix R - Sample Fuel Storage Daily Inspection Form 103-104
Appendix S - Sample Product Receipt Record Explanation of Terms Form 105-107

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