Can Pilots Certify the Maintenance of Commercial Air Transport Aircraft? – The short answer is yes ! – read on for the details

Presented by Sofema Aviation Services www.sassofia.com This article considers the process by which Pilots may certify maintenance within a Part M and Part 145 environment. There is an added layer of complexity in respect that some groups of aircraft for example Aerial Work Aircraft are not in fact covered completely by EASA regulations.In this respect…

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EASA Compliant Quality Assurance Auditing of Aviation Software

EASA Compliant Quality Assurance Auditing of Aviation Software Sofema Aviation Services www.sassofia.com looks at the roles and responsibilities related to the auditing of aviation software. Please use this information   as a guideline to build your audit check criteria, To use as a basis on which to focus the need for the development of associated process and procedures for Managing and Auditing…

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What’s in a Safety Management System? Sofema Aviation Services www.sassofia.com considers the background including roles and responsibilities.

What’s in a Safety Management System? Sofema Aviation Services www.sassofia.com considers the background including roles and responsibilities.   How it was in the past Historically organisations have relied on a single person to manage safety although the phrase is perhaps misleading, in reality organisations had a person who is essentially responsible for following up in the event…

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Aviation Safety Management Risk Assessment Training

Aviation Safety Management Risk Assessment Training Sofema Aviation Services www.sassofia.com considers EASA Compliant Safety Management System SMS Risk Assessment Processes The Challenge We should focus on the potential SMS Return On Investment whilst at the same time never forget the Hidden Costs of Failed Safety Systems. Unfortunately in many organisations it is a common pitfall…

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Complying with EASA EWIS Requirements

Sofema Aviation Services (www.sassofia.com) looks at the Electrical Wiring Interconnect System EWIS requirements. According to EASA it is the responsibility of the organization to manage compliance with regulatory requirements and to deliver management of organisational competencies. It is the Operators and Maintenance Organisation Responsibility to comply with the requirements of Electrical Wiring Interconnect Systems working…

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What Does an EASA Aviation Quality Manager Do ?

Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com looks at 24 of the key tasks of an EASA Aviation Quality Manager. (Also known as the Compliance Manager) 1)Be responsible for establishing, documenting, developing and managing the Quality System and for ensuring that it continues to comply with regulatory requirements and to meet the needs of the business. 2)…

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Aviation Reliability Training for EASA Operators

Introduction by Sofema Aviation Services www.sassofia.com Sofema Aviation Services SAS offers several reliability training courses ranging from Introduction to Aircraft Reliability Systems to the Mathematics of Reliability in details. EASA requires an operator of large aircraft to have in place a reliability program. For aircraft where the Maintenance program is based on Maintenance Steering Group…

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Looking for EASA Compliant Training or Audit Support Services?

What are the services which Sofema Aviation Services www.sassofia.com provides? Sofema Aviation Services offers quality audit services and training including our renowned Train the Trainer Program covering all areas including maintenance and operational environments. All aviation auditing schemes possess some common features. We must first have requirements for the standards which relate to the item,…

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Sofema Aviation Services www.sassofia.com looks at the role of EASA Airworthiness Engineers

The Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO) of an operator is responsible to oversee the Continuing Airworthiness of the fleet and to ensure that all regulatory requirements are complied with. Airworthiness engineers with an Airframe specialization may also be required to support the repair status of the aircraft and to provide technical support and liaison function…

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Sofema Aviation Services www.sassofia.com looks at the process to carry out aircraft bridging maintenance checks

Why would we want to carry out a Bridging Check? Typically because we have recently acquired a “new to our organisation” aircraft and it is on a different maintenance schedule. The configuration of the aircraft needs to be understood, as does the status of the maintenance program, remember the maintenance program could be markedly different…

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