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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.

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

Details  |   Agenda  |  Register Online

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. Development of a New Flammability Test for Magnesium-Alloy Seat Structure
    PPT (61 MB)
  2. Test Cell Airflow Study For Cargo Liner NexGen Oil Burner Test
    PPT (12 MB)
  3. Vertical Flame Propagation (VFP) Test Method Update
    PPT (112 MB)
  4. CFRP Flammability Tests: Test Configuration Influence on Flame Propagation
    PPT (86 MB)
  5. Intermediate Scale Wire and Sleeving Testing
    PPT (365 MB)
  6. NexGen Burner for Insulation Burnthrough
    PPT (23 MB)
  7. Radiant Panel Update
    PDF (1.4 MB)
  8. Electronic enclosure fire test – RTCA
    PPT (37 MB)
  9. Evacuation Slide Test Method
    PDF (659 KB)
  10. Initial Results from 2016 Industry OSU Round Robin
    PDF (3 MB)
  11. HR2 Evaluation
    PDF (869 KB)
  12. FAA Policy Statement –Clarifications and Additions for future Advisory Circular
    PDF (567 KB)
  13. Aircraft Materials Fire Test Handbook
    PDF (239 KB)
    PDF (961 KB)

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