crash tender

crash tender

A motor vehicle specially equipped to deal with aircraft accidents, including firefighting. It is manned continuously while flying is in progress at an aerodrome.
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"AMA Motors has been associated with Bahrain Airport Company since 2003, since the first Rosenbauer crash tender was supplied by us followed by additional units in 2007," Tawfiq Al A'ali, Vice Chairman of AMA Group, said during the signing ceremony.
Protestors have vowed to fight on after a fire authority decided to take a town's only emergency crash tender away.
Three fire units, including a specialist crash tender, were called to the scene.
The group also reported that the closure of its Watford Unipower site and the transfer of the Crash Tender business to its Telford site were completed within the estimated costs and with minimal disruption.
Some of the items that will be on view include: a 1941 Marmon-Herrington crash tender (fire truck), various types of rockets and missiles, and a number of large-scale model airplanes.
Mr Tawfiq Al-A'ali added: "AMA Motors has been associated with Bahrain Airport Company since 2003, since the first Rosenbauer crash tender was supplied by us, followed by additional units in 2007.
It happened near the entrance to the Dalraddy Caravan Park and three fire engines and a specialist crash tender from Inverness were sent to the scene.
Foam tank: 2 x 750 liters, ZIEGLER-Airport Crash Tender Z8 Snozzle ADV 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 Total deployments 2,999 2,651 3,011 2,905 2,704 Fires 107 116 123 127 119 Technical support 1,389 1,328 1,052 1,103 950 Fire safety services * for aircraft with 18 16 13 65 148 passengers on board * for work involving 473 275 407 379 474 a risk of fire Tours for groups of visitors 270 267 307 267 318 Total no.