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Volume 1, Issue 2, 2010

Feature

Navigating the maze

Whether doing business with DLA Energy or any other federal agency, the first step should be to register at the Central Contractor Registration (www.ccr.gov).

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Clean and dry

The principals of proper fuel handling are universal and absolutely critical. Although the verbiage of regulations and standards varies from country to country, from airport to airport, and...
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Sharing knowledge and expertise

Since being acquired in 2001, Aircraft Service International Group (ASIG) has operated under BBA Aviation.

This allowed the company to grow operations and pursue new...
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Qantas takes control

In August the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) predicted from a sample of 16 airlines that there will be a collective decline of nearly $2 billion...
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Saving money by converting from JP-8 to Jet A

The US air force uses 1.5 billion gallons of JP8 annually in its continental US operations and is looking for ways to reduce its fuel bill. Although 1.5 billion gallons constitutes to only...
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A new approach

Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAMEs) are used as blending stock for diesel fuel in refinery applications. Major jet engine manufacturers agree that jet fuel must contain less than 5ppm of FAME...
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Preparing for the worst

The fire at Miami International airport earlier this year highlights the dangers of storing a large amount of flammable fuel. If disaster strikes and a fire does break out, the extent of the...
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Covering up

Petroleum specialists in the army handle jet propellant-8 (JP-8), which can be very hazardous to the human skin and could cause other long-term health issues even though it has less benzene...
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Professional development

You can earn art certifications, business certifications, computer certifications, criminal justice, trade, health and nursing certifications, but until now nothing was available for the...
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Avoiding costly contamination

The potential impact of microorganisms to aviation has been known since World War II. In 1958 the United States Air Force (USAF) lost a B-52 aircraft when the engines were...
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Metal munching microbes

Microscopic creatures, only a few microns across, have the potential to shut an airport fuel facility. The costs associated, as well as the risks, can be phenomenal.To some microbes,...
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Call in the experts

Facility personnel are required to carry out preventative maintenance tasks on a regular basis. During these inspections, if the operator finds a discrepancy, they must enlist the services...
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Making the right choice

The ability to efficiently refuel aircraft is one of the most important functions in successfully operating a commercial airport or military air base. That capability, coupled with the...
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Managing fuel safety

Fuel safety management has several different meanings depending on your point of view. Customers (loosely defined as aircraft operators) generally want the correct grade of fuel, the correct...
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