AW189 Fire Safety Information

eLearning Course


Course Objectives

At the end of the course you will know how to

  • Recognize helicopter dimension and fuselage materials
  • Locate the pitot probes and the fuel tanks;
  • Identify the rotor brake control and engage it
  • Locate the emergency floatation bags.
  • Locate the AW189 power plant
  • Shut down the main engines in normal mode, in emergency mode and in case of fire
  • Safely approach the AW189 helicopter and disconnecting the main battery;
  • safely unlocking the pilot and co-pilot seat to support the crew leaving the helicopter;
  • safely remove the cabin emergency windows from outside and inside to help the passengers leaving the helicoper.

Course Contents

Firefighting teams providing assistance to the helicopter in the event of a fire on the ground must adopt safety behaviors aimed at reducing the risks for the crew of the helicopter and for themselves. This cannot be done without knowing

  • Airframe structure materials
  • configuration of the fuel system
  • rotor brake system and operation in order to stop the rotor speed
  • description of the emergency floatation bags
  • the power plant of the helicopter
  • the procedure how to shut down the engines in normal mode and in emergency mode
  • the location of the main battery and how to disconnect it from the electrical system
  • the procedure how to remove the cabin emergency windows from inside and outside

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eLearning Course Data

Target Population: Ground firefighting team

Regulatory Requirement: Non-specific

Indicative Duration: 2.0 hours

Progress/ Final Test:None

Course Delivery Method: self-paced eLearning training; Interactive; Multimedia

Course Access: Leonardo Helicopters Training Academy Portal – eLearning Area; AW Training App

Access Availability: Unlimited – 24/7

Access Expiration: No less than 1 year

Device Compatibility: Desktop, Tablet, Smartphone

OS Compatibility: Windows, iOS, Android

Offline Availability: Yes (through AW Training App)


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