The Museum operates live aircraft and our Fire & Rescue Service is a major part of maintaining public safety. The 11 man (and woman) team are all qualified fire fighters and we operate 2 huge Pathfinder Airfield Fire Tenders, one of which was donated by Manchester International Airport and was the main tender which put out the famous aircraft fire on Manchester’s runway in 1982. Since being with the Museum it played a pivotal role during the York Floods of 2000, where the Museum successfully defended over 2000 homes in the Clifton area of th City and later drove under police escort to Selby where it defended the hazardous nightime RAF Chinook drops in the town centre.
The Fire Service Service can be booked for private events. Please contact a member of our team on 01904 608595 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org .
Civil Aviation Authority Approved
- 2 x 1500 gal/min 38 tonne Pathfinder airport crash tenders
- 6 wheeled Range Rover TACR2 rapid intervention vehicle
- Professional emergency cover