DIN EN 12312-14
Aircraft ground support equipment - Specific requirements - Part 14: Disabled/incapacitated passenger boarding vehicles; German and English version EN 12312-14:2014
|Publication Date:||1 September 2014|
|ICS Code (Ground service and maintenance equipment):||49.100|
This European Standard specifies the technical requirements to
minimize the hazards listed in Clause 4 which can arise during the
commissioning, operation and maintenance of disabled/incapacitat
This European Standard defines specific safety requirements for
This European Standard applies to pedestrian controlled self-propelled boarding vehicles, self-propelled boarding vehicles with integrated driver's accommodation and towable boarding vehicles, used for moving disabled or incapacitated passengers at an airport between the terminal building and the aircraft ramp and to board and disembark those passengers to and from civil aircraft.
This European Standard assumes that a disabled or incapacitated passenger may be accompanied by an attendant and may be seated in a wheelchair or reclining on a stretcher trolley.
This European Standard also assumes that the types of wheelchairs which may be employed could be:
a) standard type wheelchairs, e.g. in accordance with EN 12183;
b) wheelchairs with or without occupant self-restraint system;
c) aircraft aisle-width wheelchairs;
d) non-standard wheelchairs used at airports;
e) non occupant propelled wheelchairs;
f) battery powered wheelchairs, e.g. in accordance with EN 12184.
NOTE 1 It is assumed that battery powered wheelchairs would not be taken into the cabin of an aircraft.
This European Standard does not apply to other forms of aircraft loaders not specifically designed for boarding of incapacitated or disabled passengers, e.g. mobile lounges, boarding bridges or externally mounted pods such as used on helicopters.
This European Standard does not apply to pneumatic systems.
This European Standard does not establish requirements for hazards caused by noise and vibration.
NOTE 2 EN 1915-3 and EN 1915-4 provide the general GSE vibration
and noise requirements. This European Standard does not apply to
unmodified automotive parts approved for public vehicles in the EU
and E.F.T.A., when used on a disabled/incapacitat
This European Standard does not deal with hazards from other vehicles on the apron.
This part of EN 12312 is not applicable to
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