Ventry Solutions, Inc. recommends fan placement from 8 to 12 feet back in most situations, due to the dramatic increase in CFM. Please see the In The Know page of this site for operating instructions for VENTRY Fans. We also have links to Tactical PPV training online.
In 2011, the Spokane Valley Fire Department (Washington), sponsored a Positive Pressure Attack Train-the-Trainer Academy. Our thanks go to the Spokane Valley Fire Department for hosting the event and to all the students for allowing pictures!
Below are photos of the live burn portion of the class taken by Joan of Ventry Solutions, Inc. You are welcome to use these photos for training. Please contact Joan for a free CD.
Photos below are shown in consecutive order. No editing has been done except cropping of thumbnails. The VENTRY Fan used here is model 24GX160, a 24-inch propeller, 4.8 hp Honda motor, and optional Large Pneumatic Wheels.
James Neils, CEO of Ventry Solutions, Inc., is a certified PPA / PPV instructor. He has additional training resources and is happy to discuss tactics and training ideas. Contact us.