What Are Unapproved Aircraft Parts?

Sofema Aviation Services www.sassofia.com considers terminology related to FAA Unapproved Parts. Introduction: What are Unapproved Aircraft Parts? Note: Unapproved Aircraft Parts are not acceptable either within the FAA or EASA system – No part which is found to be not acceptable for fitment under FAA conditions will ever be acceptable to fit EASA Registered Aircraft. A part that…

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When is a Safety Management System (SMS) Required to be Implemented within an EASA Part 145 Organisation?

Review by Sofema Aviation Services Regulatory Background Reference NPA 2019-05 & EASA (RMT).0251 Phase II in EPAS 2019-2023, NPA proposes amendments to Annex I (Part 21) to Regulation (EU) No 748/2012 and Annex II (Part-145) to Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014, in order to: Introduce safety management principles that implement ICAO Annex 19, and foster an…

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New! Learn to identify areas which need special attention with our new EASA AOC and ATO Compliance Monitoring System training

Sofema Aviation Services is pleased to present the newest available training course: EASA AOC and ATO Compliance Monitoring System Training Course – 3 Days About the training: This training looks in detail at maximising the effectiveness of the EASA Management System Approach and to ensure the strongest possible Compliance Monitoring and reporting function. Upon completion…

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Considering the Viewpoint of EASA related to the Viability of Safety Management Systems (SMS) within an Aviation Organisation

Introduction by Steve Bentley, CEO of Sofema Aviation Services (www.sassofia.com) What do Organisations think about SMS its role and concept? This is actually a very interesting question and has multiple answers depending on both the role of the person and the culture of the organisation. Some organisations recognise the value and fully buy into every…

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Introduction of SMS in EASA Part-CAMO Considerations

Sofema Aviation Services considers the drivers for SMS within a CAMO Organisation. What is Part-CAMO Part-CAMO provides requirements for Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO): compared with Part-M Subpart G organisation, the main difference is the introduction of SMS principles. Note 1 – Part-M Subpart G organisation may continue their activities with the Part-MG approval only…

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FAA & EASA Suspect Parts Online Training Course

Building on its strong reputation for effective online training SofemaOnline www.sofemaonline.com is pleased to present our latest course: European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) & Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) Suspect Parts Training Introduction SofemaOnline presents our latest online course which identifies all the key aspects and elements to support an in-depth understanding of Suspect Unapproved Parts…

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