MSG-3 Decision Logic Process

The MSG Process introduced a decision logic into the assessment of appropriate maintenance. With the introduction of MSG-3 this process was refined to ensure the correct treatment of both “Safety Related” and “Economic Related” as well as including the Corrosion Protection Corrosion Prevention CPCP and Structural Integrity Program considerations including: Consequences of failure approach –…

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Sofema Aviation Services Delivers a Series of Training Courses for Myanmar Operator FMI Air Charter

March 2015 saw Steven Bentley MD of SAS travelling to the Myanmar capital city Nay Pyi Taw to deliver several regulatory training courses to FMI Staff. A range of courses were delivered to an enthusiastic team of employees: Human Factors Initial Human Factors Recurrent ESDS Electrostatic Sensitive Discharge FTS Fuel Tank Safety EWIS Electrical Wiring…

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Aircraft Maintenance during the Early Years

Where did Aircraft Maintenance come from?  In the beginning there was no maintenance requirement so it became a needs driven activity. Task which would in fact tend to be multiplied due to any findings following adverse events. We can trace regulatory driven maintenance requirements back to the 1930’s. Essentially the hard time maintenance tasks predominated…

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Sofema Aviation Services Delivers series of Training for Myanmar, Air KBZ

Sofema Aviation services completed a series of training courses for Myanmar Aviation company Air KBZ.  Yangon based airline is owned by Kanbawza Bank and began operations with a Yangon-Bagan-Nyaung Oo-Mandalay-Heho-Yangon flight on April 2, 2011. The company operates a fleet of 6 ATR’s. In the training program, delivered by SAS MD, Mr. Steve Bentley included the…

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Sofema Aviation Services awarded major contract to deliver Safety Management System Training to Air Serbia

Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) has been selected to deliver Safety Management System (SMS) training program to Air Serbia (Etihad partner Airline). Sofema Aviation Services is pleased  to announce the signing of a contract for the delivery of multiple Aviation Safety Management System training courses to Air Serbia – one of the Balkan Regions foremost airlines….

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How to Maximize the Effect of Confidential SMS Reporting – How Beneficial is Confidential Reporting?

What is confidential reporting? Confidential report allows for the raising of awareness regard a perceived exposure (risk) to a particular hazard. Confidential reporting does not in fact replace any existing schemes rather it creates another “string to our bow” in that it provides a mechanism for reporting where the reporter is feeling in some way…

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Sofema Aviation Services and Air Arabia renew Online Regulatory Training Contract

Sofema Aviation Services is pleased to announce that Air Arabia have renewed for a second year the online training contract using the SAS online training platform www.easaonline.com. “It is great news that Air Arabia have again selected Sofema Aviation Services as the online training provider and will continue to use Easaonline.com to manage the initial…

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SAS Delivers Safety Management Systems for Key Staff Training for Blue Air Romania, March 2015

Sofema Aviation Services is happy to announce that we delivered a 3 Day Safety Management Systems for Key Staff Training for Romanian operator Blue Air from 4th to 6th March 2015. The training was delivered to 16 delegates from Blue Air by our technical trainer Mr. Florin Necula. Blue Air was launched on December 13th, 2004 as the…

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