NATA Releases 2011 Revision Of Refueling And Quality Control Guide

Alexandria, VA, January 4, 2011 - The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is pleased to announce the availability of the 2011 revision of its popular guidebook Refueling and Quality Control Procedures for Airport Service and Support Operations. The 2011 revision is a complete update that contains an in-depth review of topics relating to aviation fuel handling, with full-color photographs in a new easy-to-read format. Included in the 2011 revision are chapters addressing:

• Safety

• Aviation Fuels

• Fuel Handling Equipment

• Quality Control and Fuel Testing Procedures

• Equipment Inspections and Maintenance

• Operational Procedures

• Fuel Spills

• Training

• Resources

FAA advisory circular (AC) 150/5230-4A, Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling and Dispensing on Airports references this publication as an authoritative source for "information about fuel safety, types of aviation fuels, fueling vehicle safety, facility inspection procedures, fueling procedures, and methods for handling fuel spills."

"We are very proud of the 2011 revision of Refueling and Quality Control Procedures for Airport Service and Support Operations, and believe that it will be a valuable tool for our members and the industry in general," said NATA President James K. Coyne. "NATA is dedicated to providing our members with quality resources that improve safety and help companies succeed."

This guidebook is offered to NATA member companies at a special rate. Orders can be placed online at