Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) is pleased to announce the launch of our Safety Management System (SMS) Training Program in Jakarta, Indonesia – November 2016

Date: November 7th – November 11th 2016 Location: Ara Hotel Gading Serpong – Jakarta, Indonesia Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) has built up a strong reputation for providing effective support and delivering EASA and ICAO compliant regulatory and vocational training for more than 8 years. Providing Regulatory & Vocational training for 1000′s of delegates and 100′s…

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) had the pleasure to deliver GCAA Training Session in Dubai, UAE

Sofema Aviation Services was pleased to have the opportunity to deliver several GCAA training courses, which was delivered by our instructor Dobrica Vincicat at Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel, Dubai, UAE between 18th September to 22nd September 2016. Over 50 delegates attended the Training Session which included the following courses: GCAA CAR M – 2 Days GCAA CAR…

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Performing an Effective Aircraft Maintenance Inspection

It may be considered that one of the most important tasks the maintenance engineer performs is that of performing an Aircraft Maintenance Inspection. The inspector is there to physically assess the wellbeing of the aircraft, engine, zone or component as required by the maintenance instructions. It is on the “say so” of the Inspector whether…

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Aircraft Maintenance Reliability Driven Optimization

Considerations related to improvements driven by the collection and analysis of Reliability Data Presented by Steve Bentley www.sassofia.com Operators have the opportunity to engage with the reliability program to whatever depth they decide is appropriate – at the entry level this consists of demonstrating the effectiveness of the maintenance program, whereas at a deeper level…

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3 Days intensive training covering QA Auditing and Advanced Auditing Techniques. Root Cause Analysis and Performance Auditing Techniques

The course will be delivered at the Avenue Hotel Dubai – Dubai, UAE from Sunday 2nd October to Tuesday 4th October 2016 Sofema Aviation Services is pleased to confirm the delivery of a 3 day Industry Leading Quality Assurance Course. The course will be delivered by Steven Bentley who has more than 40 years aviation experience and…

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The role of Aviation Engineering Technical Services – Service Bulletins (SB)

Aviation Engineering Technical Services support the organisation in many specific areas including the management of shelf life and selection of appropriate maintenance in respect of creating (issuing) repair orders. Lets first consider the difference between a Service Bulletin and An AD. An Airworthiness Directive (A.D.) is a directive issued when the Airworthiness Authority relevant to…

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GME Aviation Services becomes Sofema Aviation Services Preferred Training Partner

GME Aviation Services joins the growing band of companies who have chosen Sofema Aviation Services as a Preferred Training Partner for regulatory training. SAS Preferred Training Partners (PTP) include Execujet UAE, Emirates, Air Arabia, Jet Aviation, Blue Air, South Africa Airways Technical, Montenegro Airlines, Jat Tehnika, ST Aerospace, Regional Air Support and many more leading aviation…

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Setting up an EASA Compliant Tool Stores and Calibration Criteria

As required by AMC 145.A.40 (b), the maintenance organisation shall ensure that “all tools, equipment and particularly test equipment, as appropriate, are controlled and calibrated according to an officially recognized standard at a frequency to ensure serviceability and accuracy”. In order to comply with this requirement, the maintenance organisation shall, for any tooling in use,…

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Principles of an Aviation Aircraft Maintenance Store

The basic principle of an aircraft store is to be able to effectively and efficiently manage and control product and material both serviceable and unserviceable. Stores premises should be clean, well ventilated and maintained at an even dry temperature to minimise the effects of condensation. Manufactures instructions should be followed when available as these take…

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