The Apparatus Architect: Part 19

Tom Shand and Michael Wilbur discuss the type of aerial device your department will acquire after it has carefully assessed the operational characteristics of each piece of aerial apparatus and how its use may benefit your department.


In the last installment of The Apparatus Architect, we discussed some of the concepts and procedures that your truck committee should consider when evaluating aerial devices that can be demonstrated in your community. Having first-hand knowledge of your response area should allow the committee to carefully assess the operational characteristics of each piece of aerial apparatus and how its use may benefit your department. Now that you have seen at least several different manufacturers