BS EN 12312-15:2020 - Aircraft ground support equipment. Specific requirements. Baggage and equipment tractors

BS EN 12312-15:2020

Aircraft ground support equipment. Specific requirements. Baggage and equipment tractors

Status : Current   Published : March 2020



This document specifies the technical requirements to minimize the hazards listed in Clause 4 which can arise during the commissioning, the operation and the maintenance of baggage and equipment tractors when used as intended, including misuse reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer, when carried out in accordance with the specifications given by the manufacturer or his authorized representative. It also takes into account some requirements recognized as essential by authorities, aircraft and ground support equipment (GSE) manufacturers as well as airlines and handling agencies.

This document applies to self-propelled baggage and equipment tractors with driver accommodation.

This document does not apply to pedestrian controlled equipment.

This document deals with vibrations which are considered as significant. Vibration measurements are dealt with in EN 1915-3.

No extra requirements on noise are provided other than those given in EN 1915-4.


EN 1915-4 provides the general GSE noise requirements.

This part of EN 12312 is not applicable to baggage and equipment tractors manufactured before the date of its publication.

This part of EN 12312 when used in conjunction with EN 1915-1, EN 1915-2, EN 1915-3 and EN 1915-4 provides the requirements for baggage and equipment tractors.

Standard NumberBS EN 12312-15:2020
TitleAircraft ground support equipment. Specific requirements. Baggage and equipment tractors
Publication Date31 March 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN ISO 3411:2007, EN ISO 10326-1:2016, EN ISO 21281:2005, EN ISO 2867:2011, EN ISO 12100:2010, EN ISO 13849-1:2015, EN ISO 2860:2008, EN ISO 3691-1:2015, EN ISO 13850:2015, EN 1175-3:1998+A1:2010, EN 1915-4:2004+A1:2009, EN 1915-2:2001+A1:2009, ISO 24135-1:2006, EN 13490:2001+A1:2008, EN 1175-2:1998+A1:2010, EN 1915-3:2004+A1:2009, EN 1915-1:2013, EN 1175-1:1998+A1:2010
Informative References(Provided for Information)CEN/TR 15172-1, ISO 22915-2:2008, CEN Guide 414, EN ISO 13857, EN 16203, ISO 10254, EN 349, EN 16307-1
ReplacesBS EN 12312-15:2006+A1:2009
International RelationshipsEN 12312-15:2020
Draft Superseded By17/30353474 DC
DescriptorsSafety measures, Aircraft ground servicing, Hazards, Air transport, Air transport engineering, Maintenance, Baggage trolleys, Equipment safety, Materials handling equipment, Industrial trucks, Industrial tractors, Verification, Instructions for use
Title in FrenchMatériel au sol pour aéronefs. Exigences particulières Tracteurs à bagages et matériel
Title in GermanLuftfahrt-Bodengeräte. Besondere Anforderungen Gepäck- und Geräteschlepper
ISBN978 0 580 96826 6
File Size900 KB

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