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The International Aircraft Materials Fire Test Forum meets three times per year. One meeting is held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, area, one meeting is held at a host organization at another location in North America, and one meeting is hosted by an organization outside the United States. Issues and concerns in the area of aircraft materials fire safety testing are discussed with emphasis on the current test methods.

For the upcoming meeting, topics to be discussed will include the OSU/NBS test methods, Bunsen burner test method, oil burner for seats and cargo liners. Presentations and updates of round robin tests.

Forum attendees are welcome to open a discussion on any new topic in the aircraft materials fire safety area. This forum is open to anyone in the international community in industry, government , and academia with an interest in aircraft materials fire safety and testing. See below for past meeting minutes and next meeting details.

Updates & Downloads

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June 18-19, 2019
EASA Headquarters
Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 3
D-50668 Cologne, Germany

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Federal Register Meeting Notice  |   Host a meeting form

Presentations / Minutes / Attendee Lists

  PPTX files may contain embedded video files. ZIP files contain video and Powerpoint files
Date Presentation Minutes / Attendee List
  1. Short Takes and Current Projects
    PDF (1.6 MB)
  2. Development of New Flammability Test for Magnesium-Alloy Cabin Components
    PDF (483 KB)
  3. Burnthrough Round Robin Phase 3 Update
    PDF (200 KB)
  4. Sonic Oil Burner Testing & Sonic Burner Video Update
    PDF (545 KB)
  5. Oil Burner Testing of Powerplant Components
    PDF (347 KB)
  6. VFP Update March 2019
    PDF (468 KB)
  7. Radiant Panel Insulation Test Update
    PDF (1 MB)
  8. RTCA Development of a New Flammability Test for Electronic Boxes
    PPT (240 MB)
  9. Flow Visualization in the OSU
    PPT (7 MB)
    PDF (1 MB)
  11. HR2 Development -Status and Plan
    PDF (1.4 MB)
  12. Heat Release Supply Voltage Control
    PDF (163 KB)
  13. OSU Guidance Document Development
    PDF (222 KB)
  14. Bunsen Burner – Again?
    PDF (192 KB)
  15. Waste compartment fire containment mocs and test harmonization
    PDF (371 KB)
  16. Vertical Bunsen Burner Testing of 3-D Printed Material
    PDF (744 KB)
  17. Material Change Similarity Task Group - Microscale Combustion Calorimetry
    PDF (689 KB)
  18. Additive Manufacturing Task Group
    PDF (6 MB)

*** Presentations and Minutes prior to December 2006 ***