Presented by Gammon Technical Products

October 4-6, 2021
Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino | Las Vegas, NV


Topics will cover are all aspects of fuel handling, from the refinery to the wing, with the main focus on airport fuel handling for safety and quality control. This means hoses, storage tanks, refuelers, filters, meters, additive, microbes, bonding and grounding, supervision of fueling.


Subject matter:

  • Miss-fueling
  • Contamination of aviation fuels
  • Filters – the latest developments and standards from EI
  • Hoses to aviation specifications
  • Nozzles and Control valves
  • Static Electricity
  • Refueler design
  • An update on Avgas and the future
  • An update on Sustainable Jet Fuel
  • General fuel system design
  • Military fueling
  • DEF contamination and additive injection
  • Differential Pressure, fueling pressures, testing and adjustment


Who should attend: 

  • Anyone in charge of fuel handling, refueling or refueling equipment
  • Anyone looking to do more refueling especially getting into airline refueling
  • Pilots who want to be better able to determine if their FBO is doing the job correctly


Cost to attend:

  • $200 for qualified, pre-registered GSE Expo Attendees* or exhibitors ($275 on-site)
  • $750 for non-exhibiting suppliers


Tentative Schedule as of June 21, 2021


Monday, October 4th


8:00am                        Continental Breakfast 


8:30 - 9:30am             Opening by Jim Gammon  

                                       1st panel - Microbes  - Condidia, FQS and ECHA


9:30 - 10:00am           2nd panel speakers: Misfueling, DEF and Additive Problems

        Steve Berry (NATA) and Keith Clark (P66)


10 - 10:30am              Break


10:30 - 11:30am         3rd Panel - Jet Fuel Filtration

     Velcon, Facet and Faudi will speak on the latest developments and where EI/ATA/IATA/JIG stand on this.


11:30am - 12:00pm    Synthetic, Sustainable and Alternate fuels, Jet and Avgas 

      Madi Mohtadi of Nobel, Roger Gaughan (ASTM), Keith Clark P66


12:00 – 1:00pm           Lunch


1:00 - 1:30pm             4th Panel - Fuel Farm Maintenance

      Keith Clark of P66 and John Pherrin of ClaVal


1:30 - 2:15pm             5th Panel - Refueler Chassis and Overall Maintenance

      Marty Pelsky of Skymark, Tim Esterling Westmor, Keith Clark of P66


2:15 - 2:45pm             6th panel - Fuel Quality Control in a Changing World 

      Jim Gammon, Steve Berry of NATA, Keith Clark of P66, Faudi, Madi Mohtadi of Nobil Labs


2:45 – 3:00pm             Break


3:00 - 4:00 pm           7th Panel - Modernization of Refuelers Are Computers the Future? SkyMark, Westmore, LC, TSC and Veeder Root


Tuesday, October 5th


8:00am                        Continental Breakfast


8:30 - 9:00am             Opening by Jim Gammon

        1st Panel Sampling for Laboratory Tests, Review of Fuel Sampling and Testing Overall 

        Madi Mohtadi, Nobel Labs, Jim Gammon


9:00 - 10:15am           2nd Panel on Refueling Nozzles and Fueling Control Valves Pressure controls and maintenance 

      Carter, Meggitt and ClaVal


10:15 - 10:30am         Break


10:30 - 11:15am         3rd Panel - Avgas Fuel, Filtration and Fuel Handling in a Changing World 

     Velcon, Facet, Faudi, Roger Gaughan (ASTM) Keith Clark P66


11:15am -12:00pm     4th panel - Hose Issues and Options to the EI-1529 Standard 

      Pear (Continental Hose), Bill Lesser (Hewitt Hose)


12:00 – 4:00pm         Visit GSE Expo


Wednesday, October 6th


8:00am                        Continental Breakfast


8:30 - 9:30am             Opening by Jim Gammon

        1st Panel - Fuel Farm Control Valves, Testing, Maintenance and Adjustment 

        (ClaVal), John Leonard of Facet


9:30 – 10:00am           Receiving Fuel 

                                       2nd Panel - Paperwork, White Buckets, Hydrometers 

        Jim Gammon, oil company, airlines, others


10:00 - 10:15am         Break


10:15 - 11:00am         The Importance of Proper Training and Supervision 

      NATA, Keith P66, SkyMark


11:00am - 12:00pm    Construction - What to consider before doing fuel system construction

       Mike Kluttz, Robert and Company


12:00 – 4:00pm           Visit GSE Expo



* Qualified attendees include airlines, airports/FBOs, contract service providers, ground handlers, government and military personnel.