Aviation Fuel Handling

This course covers the purpose, procedures and cautionary measures used for general fuel handling.

Learning Outcomes

  • By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Visual Appearance Tests
  • API Gravity and Metric Density
  • Sump Sampling
  • Electrical Conductivity-Portable Meter Method
  • Flash Point by Small Scale Closed Tester
  • Product Identification
  • Electrostatic Hazards in Mixing Aviation Fuels
  • Preservice Cleanliness Inspection Of Fueling Equipment
  • Shipment Of Aviation Fuel Samples
  • Fuel Sampling Techniques
  • Aviation Fuel Additives
  • Flushing New Aviation Fueling Hoses

On successful completion of this course attendees will have gained:

  • An overview of the manufacturing process of aviation jet fuel
  • Understanding of how aviation jet fuel should be handled safely
  • Understanding of the significance of product quality within the jet fuel sector
  • Insight into the processes within aviation jet fuel to ensure quality is ascertained and monitored along the supply chain
  • An overview of how the International Standards apply along the supply chain
  • An overview of the significance of threats to aviation jet fuel quality