Fuel is a critical safety and cost factor for operations within an airline. Jet fuel specifications are designed to ensure safe aircraft operation. IATA fuel servicing guidance materials is a set of best practices and standards developed in collaboration with fuel industry experts to enhance safety in critical fueling tasks from the refinery process through the delivery of fuel into-plane. They cover the areas of fuel specifications, sustainable aviation fuel, fuel quality standards, refueling procedures, supply-chain quality, aircraft fuel system design, fuel system maintenance.
Aviation Turbine Fuels Specifications Guidance Material
2023 IATA Technical Fuel Document Library (TFDL)
Guidance Material on Microbiological Contamination in Aircraft Fuel Tanks
|Aviation Turbine Fuels Specifications Guidance Material
|This material, developed by the -International Civil Jet Fuel Specification Liaison Group (ISLG) describes characteristics of Jet fuels specifications. It provides key recommendations for the handling of fuel, and training for airlines, fuel service providers and OEMs. In addition, it provides insights into fuels composition, physical and chemical properties, and addresses the issues of additives and cleanliness in fuel handling
Technical Fuel Digital Library
Engine Fuel Filter Blockages - Investigation and Categorization Guidance Material
Microbiological Contamination in Aircraft Fuel Tanks
This publication provides guidance for the removal and analysis of the composition of engine fuel filters debris and their categorization. Results allow identifying the sources of problems affecting aircraft fuel systems and ensuring key identification of root causes to ensure safe ongoing operations.
This guidance draws on the experience of operators to better understand the risks of microbial contamination in aircraft fuel tanks, depending on operating conditions including parking of aircraft as happened during the COVID pandemic.
- Airline Fuel Technical Staff
- Jet Fuel Handling Service Providers
- Jet Fuel Suppliers
- Original Equipment Manufacturers
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