Published date: 19 August 2016


This Advisory Circular (AC) describes an acceptable means of compliance with aerodrome rescue and firefighting requirements under Civil Aviation Rule Part 139 Aerodromes—Certification, Operation and Use.

Related rules

This AC relates specifically to rules 139.57, 139.59, 139.61, 139.63, 139.65, 139.67 and 139.67A.

Change notice

Revision 6 adds an example of a rescue and firefighting service (RFS) ‘response model’; and clarifies required actions when ‘initiating the rescue’.