The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is leading a movement to remove requirements for foam fire suppression equipment for most general and business aviation hangars.  The risk of accidental discharge of the systems is high as are costs related to cleanup, aircraft damage and environmental risks, said Mike France, NATA managing director of safety and training.  Foam used to suffocate a fire is not good for streams, for example.  “You’re blocking out ...

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