Choosing the Right Software for Aircraft Engine Condition Monitoring (ECM) Systems

Sofema Aviation Services www.sassofia.com considers additional factors related to the effective monitoring of Aircraft Engines Aircraft engines are high value very complex system, requiring adequate monitoring to ensure flight safety and timely maintenance. Cockpit displays present engine performance information the provision of information such as rotational speeds, engine pressure ratios, exhaust gas temperature. Oil supply…

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Aircraft “Core Engine” Washing

Sofema Aviation Services (www.sassofia.com) looks at delivering an Increased Aircraft Fuel Efficiency and overall Decrease in Fuel Consumption with Optimized Core Engine Cleaning. Consider the value of 1% saving of the fuel costs as a result of paying specific attention to the health of the engines and improving performance and reducing the operating temperature of…

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Aviation Engine Maintenance Reserve Contract Management

Sofema Aviation Services www.sassofia.com looks at key drivers related to Aircraft Maintenance Reserves and what they mean for Engine Maintenance. The Role of Maintenance Reserves The essential purpose of Maintenance Reserves is to calculate the cost of consumption of applicable parts or components typically calculated on a per hour basis Example of Maintenance Reserve Calculation…

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Sofema Aviation Services Considers the Value of EASA Part M Regulatory Training

SAS (www.sassofia.com) and SOL (www.sofemaonline.com) offer EASA compliant regulatory training both online and within the classroom environment Are you looking for effective EASA Part M Regulatory Training? Sofema Aviation Services and Sofema Online together cover all elements of Part M, Our training courses are delivered by Industry Professionals with a wealth of experience in the…

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Aviation Human Factors Initial Training – Looks at Safety Culture & Organisational Factors

 What do we mean by Safety Culture within an Organisation? Safety Culture is the way safety is perceived, valued and prioritized within an organisation. Safety Culture reflects the true commitment to safety at all levels in the organisation. James Reason described it as “how an organisation behaves when no one is watching”. Safety Culture is…

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Introduction to Engine Condition Monitoring

 What is Engine Condition Monitoring (ECM)? ECM is the process of the monitoring of key engine parameter to detect impending failures and assess engine performance. ECM essentially uses standard engine and aircraft instrumentation to support the monitoring of the various parameters. As such no additional measurement equipment is needed. How does it work? So the…

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Technical Drivers of Aircraft Engine Off‐Wing Maintenance

Supporting Engine Condition Trend Monitoring (ECTM) Sofema Aviation Services looks at reasons why an Aircraft Engine is taken “Off Wing” for Maintenance Activities. Technical drivers of off‐wing engine maintenance can essentially be broadly categorized into four areas: EGT Margin Deterioration Engines are typically certified with temperature limits enforced via a limit on maximum take‐off EGT,…

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Considering Aircraft Engine Condition Monitoring – Modules & Life Limited Parts (LLP’s)

Engine Direct Maintenance Cost The Cost of Engine Shop Maintenance is known as the Direct Maintenance Cost (DMC) With modern condition monitoring processes and the availability of Engine Condition Trend Monitoring (ECTM) software, it is possible to be far more “accurate” in assessing the operational costs of Engine Maintenance. Additionally the introduction of Condition Monitored…

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SAS looks at how to ensure that our Trainees Understand us – Checking for Understanding (CFU)

Sofema Aviation Services (www.sassofia.com) looks at how to ensure that our Trainees Understand us – Checking for Understanding (CFU) Checking for Understanding (CFU) is a fundamental element of ensuring effective instruction. By Checking for Understanding we are able to continually verify that our delegates or students are connecting with what is has been taught. It…

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