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The Fuelhandlers Creed

  Twilight’s Last Fueling It is impossible to accurately measure the results of fueling aircraft safely.  No one can count the fires that never start or the engine failures and forced landings that never take place and one can neither evaluate the lives that are not lost, nor plumb the depths of the human misery […]

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New DEF in FSII Field Test Provides Another Layer of Protection in Contamination Prevention

The DEFKit®, available now through Gammon Technical Products (GTP) is a simple to use field test for detecting Diesel Exhaust Fluid in Fuel System Icing Inhibitor (FSII). Developed by Emcee Electronics — a leading supplier of laboratory instruments for aviation fuel testing — the new DEFKit® can detect DEF contamination levels in FSII as low as 2%. […]

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Hidden Contamination

Every rule, directive, regulation, instruction and procedure tells you to periodically inspect the underwing nozzle strainer and remove any collected contamination. Some directives tell you to inspect the contamination to see whether it indicates equipment failure. Rubber particles (black debris) indicate problems in the hose. Metallic particles indicate equipment failure. Sand, bits of wiping rags […]

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The Fuelhandlers Creed

  Twilight’s Last Fueling It is impossible to accurately measure the results of fueling aircraft safely.  No one can count the fires that never start or the engine failures and forced landings that never take place and one can neither evaluate the lives that are not lost, nor plumb the depths of the human misery […]

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News Flash: The Army will now pay for your NPMA Petroleum Certification

Soldiers can start the process through Army COOL at www.cool.osd.mil/army.   There, you will be directed through a 4-step process: Step 1:  Pick a credential.  You will be taken through a series of questions to bring you to a list of possible credentials.  You will want to select Certified Petroleum Apprentice (CPA Level 1) as this is […]

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