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Testing of Driving Dynamics of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Vehicles at the Ostrava Mošnov Airport

Ladislav Jánošík, Ivana Jánošíková, Radim Bürger
Transactions of the VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Safety Engineering Series
2023, Volume 18, Issue 2, Pages 1-10
Doi: 10.35182/tses-2023-0003
The paper briefly informs about content, procedures, and objectives of a study of driving dynamics of selected Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (hereinafter ARFF) vehicles that have been used in practice to ensure fire safety at the Leoš Janáček Ostrava Airport. Two characteristic types of ARFF vehicles were selected for testing. Specifically, the vehicles were Mercedes-Benz 3360A 6x4.2 Actros (hereinafter M-B Buffalo) and Rosenbauer 36.705 Panther 6x6 CA5 ECE HRET (hereinafter Rosenbauer Panther). The driving dynamics testing focused on crisis braking in a straight direction, and on driving in a circle at speeds approaching the safe limit for a vehicle rollover.
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