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Ramp safety

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Ramp safety

  1. 1. Awareness Training Ramp Safety The national airline of the Maldives
  2. 2. Welcome to your guide to ramp safety 2
  3. 3. Table of Contents Authority to Drive Airside Movement area, maneuvering area and apron area Speed limits Right of way Safety Weather conditions Markings 3
  4. 4. Authority to Drive Airside 4
  5. 5. xxxxx  xxx 5
  6. 6. Movement area, maneuvering area and apron are 6
  7. 7. Surface Area Definitions 7  Movement area (all of below)  Maneuvering area (taxiways and runway)  Apron (close-in taxiing and parking of aircraft)
  8. 8. Maneuvering Area It is forbidden to drive on the maneuvering area (runway and taxiways) 8
  9. 9. Speed Limits 9
  10. 10. Speed Limits 10 The speed should never exceed that warranted by the circumstances
  11. 11. Vehicles must either stop for or yield to:  Moving aircraft:  - Being pushed back  - Being towed  - Moving under their own power  Boarding or disembarking passengers  Passenger buses with passengers on board  Follow-me vehicles on a mission 11
  12. 12. Yield to all vehicles with flashing blue or orange lights Fire brigade Police Ambulances 12
  13. 13. Yield to all vehicles with flashing blue or orange lights Passenger buses with passengers on board Follow-me vehicles Sweeping vehicles 13
  14. 14. 14
  15. 15. Jet blast 15
  16. 16. INTAKE (Suction): avoid approaching closer than 15 meters 16
  17. 17. Jet blast: Allow 2 aircraft lengths behind aircraft 17
  18. 18. Invisible Danger 18
  19. 19. Running Engines 19
  20. 20. ANTI-COLLISION LIGHTS SWITCHED ON INDICATE: = Engines running or imminent start-up = Imminent push-back 20
  21. 21. TAXI LIGHTS (HEADLIGHTS) SWITCHED ON INDICATE: = Moving aircraft 21
  22. 22. Propellers 22
  23. 23. Rotating propellers are barely visible. Rotating propellers can be silent especially after engine shut-down. Always wait for the propellers to come to a complete stop. Even at a standstill, propellers can be dangerous or easily damaged and one should keep his distance from them. 23
  24. 24. Follow-me Vehicles 24
  25. 25. It is strictly forbidden to cross between a follow- me vehicle and the aircraft being marshaled behind it 25
  26. 26. It is strictly forbidden to cross between a follow- me vehicle and the aircraft being marshaled behind it 26
  27. 27. Smoking 27
  28. 28. It is strictly forbidden to smoke both inside of and outside of a vehicle 28
  29. 29. Alcohol and Drugs 29
  30. 30. Alcohol and Drugs 30
  31. 31. Hooked (and pulled) equipment 31
  32. 32. Do not exceed a train length of 10 units Load carts and dollies properly and tie down the load Keep on eye the load 32
  33. 33. Weather Conditions 33
  34. 34. If surface becomes wet, reduce speed and brake gently Turn on the low beam headlights: - at night -under poor visibility conditions The use of dipped or full beam headlights is forbidden 34
  35. 35. Ramp Markings 35
  36. 36. 36 Stand numbers Aircraft taxi lines Vehicle routes Vehicle route crossing aircraft taxi routes Vehicle routes Vehicle routes Pedestrian crossing Yield
  37. 37. 37 STOP STRIP (for aircraft) Jetty maneuvering area Aircraft safety envelope Fuel Aircraft energy source
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  43. 43. 43 Thank you for your attention

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