U.S. Navy NATOPS Aircraft Emergency Rescue Information Manual


  • NAVAIR 00‐80R‐14-1
  • 288 pages
  • Distribution Statement C
  • January 15, 2009
  • 37.6 MB



This manual contains essential information and procedures for use by Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) personnel when rescuing occupants from crashed or disabled naval aircraft. It has been organized for ready reference by rescue teams and is intended to serve both as an operational guide and a training manual for rescue personnel.


This publication has been prepared for use by crash crew members and their supervisors engaged in aircraft rescue operations. It is intended for use as a ready reference during actual rescue operations. It provides detailed information about aircraft hazards, danger areas, procedures for aircraft entry, engine shutdown, ejection seat safing, aircrew and passenger release and extraction, and other actions important to aircraft rescue and firefighting personnel.


Chapter 1 of this manual contains ARFF crewmember selection criteria, training and qualification requirements, and waiver procedures; and assigns responsibilities for maintaining this publication. Chapter 2 lists the elements of information to be addressed in each aircraft and ejection seat Crash Crew Information Diagram (CCID). Chapter 3 contains general aircraft rescue procedures, and a compilation of the ejection seat and aircraft‐related warnings that appear throughout this manual. Chapter 4 addresses the various ejection seat systems in use in Naval aircraft and contains ejection seat CCIDs for each of them. Appendixes A through G are organized by aircraft mission category and include an Aircraft Systems and Crash Crew Information Diagram Summary and a CCID set for each naval aircraft in general use. Appendix H lists other aircraft publications that contain more detailed aircraft equipment, rescue, firefighting, and escape‐related information and procedures. Appendix I is a place holder for the NATOPS
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1 comment for “U.S. Navy NATOPS Aircraft Emergency Rescue Information Manual

  1. Robert J Brooks
    February 5, 2014 at 5:43 pm

    Would you have a hard copy I could obtain? I am a DoD Fire Chief.
    Thank you.

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