Sofema Aviation Services Offers Helicopter Emergency Ambulance Service Training

Sofema Aviation Services is pleased to extend our large portfolio of training courses to include Helicopter Emergency Medical Services 3 Days course. The Helicopter Emergency Ambulance Service is a unique and challenging mix of aviation and emergency medical service. It is very demanding, requiring various areas of knowledge and skills on the management and the…

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Airport Ramp Safety

Human error is without doubt the primary cause of incidents and accidents on the ramp, IATA statistics indicate that more than 90% of incidents can be traced to a lack or failure to follow appropriate procedures. In adequate training and general lack of competence also acts as a major contributor. The personal injury rate amongst…

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Sofema Aviation Services completes 3 Days Maintenance Error Management System (MEMS) Training in the facilities of Jet Aviation Dubai Thursday 13th September 2014

Steven Bentley MD of SAS had the pleasure to deliver this Industry specific 3 Day course to delegates of Etihad, Air Arabia and Jet Aviation. The course was focused on the understanding and implementation of the necessary elements to create an effective Maintenance Error Management System. Commented Steven Bentley “Driven by the proposeddevelopments of EASA…

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Aircraft Maintenance Man Hour Planning Considerations

The starting point of course has to be to understand the work load, which is a combination of scheduled and unscheduled. The scheduled workload is a combination of work derived from the Aircraft Maintenance Program AMP and additional works, whether company generated or regulatory driven. The MPD is a dynamic document and subject for a…

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Maintenance Inspection Training

Sofema Aviation Services supports effective practical training of Aircraft Mechanics and Inspectors. SAS reproduces the following to highlight the ongoing challenge which concerns mechanic and inspector competence. Note that while reference is made to RII inspections which do not directly correspond in EASA regulations the subject matter is of the utmost importance. NTSB concerned about…

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Clarification regarding the requirements for training EASA regulations

The following communication was received by Steven Bentley on behalf of Sofema Aviation  Services from EASA on Wed July 2nd 2014. For any comments or questions please contact  steve.bentley@sassofia.com. Dear Mr. Bentley, Regarding your question, our position is the following: • A Part-147 approval only grants privileges related to courses and examinations  required by Part-66….

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