4.7 Equipment Management

An equipment maintenance management program is a systematic approach to addressing routine and more extensive maintenance and, ultimately, the replacement of equipment. The goal is to ensure that the items are in compliance with any safety regulations that may apply, remain capable of producing the desired output, and have an extended useful life.

FAA Advisory Circular 150/5220-10: Guide Specification for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) Vehicles
Provides an interactive specification that airports can use in procuring ARFF vehicles. It describes the selection process, vehicle requirements, and how to produce formal specifications.

FAA Minneapolis Airports District Office Guidance for Justifying the Purchase of Snow Removal Equipment
Provides references to frequently asked questions for FAR Part 139: Certification of Airports.

General Services Administration Guide to Acquiring Federal Surplus Property
Guidance on how eligible state and local government agencies can obtain surplus federal property.