BS EN 12312-7:2020 - Aircraft ground support equipment. Specific requirements. Aircraft movement equipment

BS EN 12312-7:2020

Aircraft ground support equipment. Specific requirements. Aircraft movement equipment

Status : Current   Published : October 2020



This document specifies the technical requirements to minimize the hazards listed in Clause 4 which can arise during the commissioning, operation and maintenance of aircraft movement equipment 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 performance requirements recognized as essential by authorities, aircraft and ground support equipment (GSE) manufacturers as well as airlines and handling agencies.

This document applies to:

  1. aircraft tractors with driver accommodation,

  2. remote controlled aircraft movement equipment, and

  3. attachment devices

used for all operations utilizing aircraft movement equipment, e.g.:

  1. push back, and

  2. maintenance towing.

This document does not apply to:

  1. ground power installations on aircraft tractors,

  2. fixed ramp integrated systems,

  3. special towing equipment (e.g. for recovery),

  4. dispatch towing tractors, or

  5. tractors with a standing driver.

This document deals with vibrations and noise which are considered as significant hazards. Vibration measurements are dealt with in EN 1915?3:2004+A1:2009. Noise measurements and reduction are dealt with in EN 1915?4:2004+A1:2009.

This document does not deal with hazards in respect to a standard automotive chassis or from hazards arising from potential interaction with other vehicles on the apron.

This part of EN 12312 is not applicable to aircraft movement equipment manufactured before the date of its publication.

This part of EN 12312 is intended to be used in conjunction with EN 1915?1:2013, EN 1915?2:2001+A1:2009, EN 1915?3:2004+A1:2009 (for vehicles) and EN 1915?4:2004+A1:2009.

This part of EN 12312 when used in conjunction with EN 1915?1:2013, EN 1915?2:2001+A1:2009, EN 1915?3:2004+A1:2009 and EN 1915?4:2004+A1:2009 provides the requirements for aircraft movement equipment.

Standard NumberBS EN 12312-7:2020
TitleAircraft ground support equipment. Specific requirements. Aircraft movement equipment
Publication Date20 October 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 1915-3:2004+A1:2009, ISO 24135-1:2006, ISO 8267-2:2019, ISO 9667:2017, ISO 8267-1:2015, EN 1915-1:2013, EN 13490:2001+A1:2008, EN 1915-4:2004+A1:2009, EN 1175-1:1998+A1:2010, EN 1915-2:2001+A1:2009, EN ISO 13849-1:2015, EN ISO 5353:1998, EN ISO 12100:2010, EN ISO 2860:2008, EN 1005-2:2003+A1:2008, EN ISO 13854:2019, EN 1837:1999+A1:2009, EN ISO 2867:2011
Informative References(Provided for Information)CEN Guide 414:2017, SAE ARP 5283, SAE ARP 4853D, EN ISO 13857:2008, SAE ARP 5284, EN 547-1:1996+A1:2008, EN ISO 10326-1:2016, CEN/TR 15172-1:2005, ISO 20683-1, EN 1005-3:2002+A1:2008, SAE ARP 5285, EN 1005-1:2001+A1:2008, EN ISO 3164:2013, EN 981:1996+A1:2008, ECE R 34, ISO 20683-2, EN 894-2:1997+A1:2008, EN 547-2:1996+A1:2008, EN 286-2:1992, EN 12786:2013
ReplacesBS EN 12312-7:2005+A1:2009
International RelationshipsEN 12312-7:2020
Draft Superseded By18/30379471 DC
DescriptorsInstructions for use, Air transport, Towing attachments, Verification, Safety measures, Maintenance, Tow-bars, Air transport engineering, Industrial tractors, Aircraft ground servicing, Materials handling equipment, Equipment safety, Hazards
Title in FrenchMatériel au sol pour aéronefs. Exigences particulières Matériels de déplacement des aéronefs
Title in GermanLuftfahrt-Bodengeräte. Besondere Anforderungen Luftfahrzeug-Schleppgeräte
ISBN978 0 539 01393 1
File Size818 KB

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