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Advanced Technology for Fire Suppression in Aircraft



Richard G. Gann


In its decade of systematic research (1997-2006), the NGP revitalized the field of fire suppression science. The NGP arose as a result of a discovery that garnered the Nobel Prize for two accomplished chemists and legislation that turned science into public policy. This book tells the story of how the NGP came about, what research was performed, how it modernized the thinking in the field, and the technical findings that emerged related to fire suppression in aircraft.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1069
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aircraft fires, fire, fire research, fire suppression, halon


Gann, R. (2007), Advanced Technology for Fire Suppression in Aircraft, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed July 16, 2024)


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Created November 6, 2007, Updated November 10, 2018