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Considerations Related to the Implementation of Safety Management Systems (SMS) within an EASA Part 145 Organisation

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Considerations Related to the Implementation of Safety Management Systems (SMS) within an EASA Part 145 Organisation

July 27, 2021

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Considerations Related to the Implementation of Safety Management Systems (SMS) within an EASA Part 145 Organisation – Review by Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com Introduction SMS is required within all Aircraft Maintenance Organisations In accordance with the requirements of ICAO Annex 19. EASA has issued a Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) 2019-05 (C) and currently,…

ICAO Regulatory Review of Air Operator Certificate (Airworthiness aspects)

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ICAO Regulatory Review of Air Operator Certificate (Airworthiness aspects)

July 26, 2021

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ICAO Regulatory Review of Air Operator Certificate (Airworthiness aspects) – Considerations by Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com Introduction Certification of an operator (airworthiness aspects) is to determine the capability of the applicant to adequately maintain its aircraft in airworthy condition. This would include a detailed review and evaluation of the applicant’s: Maintenance control manual Supplemental…

EASA Considerations Related to the Use of the Minimum Equipment List (MEL)

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EASA Considerations Related to the Use of the Minimum Equipment List (MEL)

July 23, 2021

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EASA Considerations Related to the Use of the Minimum Equipment List (MEL) – Review by Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com Introduction – CAT.IDE.A.105 Minimum Equipment for Flight A flight shall not be commenced when any of the aeroplane’s instruments, items of equipment, or functions required for the intended flight are inoperative or missing, unless: The aeroplane…

EASA Type Certification Management & Control Considerations

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EASA Type Certification Management & Control Considerations

July 21, 2021

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EASA Type Certification Management & Control Considerations – Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com looks at the European Certification Process leading to the issue of a Type Certificate. Introduction Management & Control The type certificate is a document by which the authority states that an applicant has demonstrated the compliance of a type design to all applicable…