Duxford Airfield Rescue & Fire Fighting Service
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Part of the Imperial War Museums - Duxford Airfield

Is a CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) licensed airfield,

As such there is a requirement to have an airfield Rescue & Fire Fighting Service providing cover to the appropriate Category - this is determined by a combination of an aircraft’s length and cabin width - this is used to calcualte the amount of firefighting media (Foam concentrate and Water) required Duxford’s day to day fire Category is CAT 2 (aircraft up to but not including 12m in length) Higher category cover is available at 48 hours notice
Fire 3 (Viper) plus Fire 2 (Cobra) June 2020