The Challenge of Bird Management at Airports

The cost of repair of aircraft following bird strike with a damage is significant. The bird and other wildlife strikes cause more than $650 million in damage to U.S. civil and military aviation annually. In addition, bird strikes put the lives of crewmembers and passengers at risk — more than 200 people have been killed…

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Introducing Aviation Dangerous Goods Training For Trainers

This program is specifically designed for persons wishing to become Dangerous Goods Training DGR and wish to develop the necessary competence to deliver effective Dangerous Goods Training within their own organisations. More than 15 000 students have completed Sofema Aviation Service Training since the company formed in Mar 2008. It is important that all relevant…

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Manage your own Organisational Dangerous Goods Training

Sofema Aviation Services currently offers an Intensive and Comprehensive Program to enable your own Instructors to acquire the skills to deliver Dangerous Goods Training in house to your own staff. The forthcoming program includes Sofia, Dubai and Bangkok to provide you with a choice of venues over the coming months. In order to comply with…

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Are you training your Aircraft Electrical Wiring Interconnect System (EWIS) Inspectors?

Sofema Aviation Services provides EWIS Training for Trainers Regulatory Exposure driven by lack of Awareness EASA Part 66 engineers are not automatically trained on the contents of CS25 (Note it is a 1000 page document) Consider the picture and the failure to identify potential exposure during routine aircraft inspection with devastating consequences. CS 25.1707 System…

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Considering the Aviation Maintenance Human Factor (HF) Trainer’s Learning Path

Sofema Aviation Services has been providing training for Aviation Trainers since 2008. Without doubt developing you’re our own “Internal” EASA Part 145 Human Factors Trainer to manage the organizations training need is potentially a cost effective solution to managing your training needs. The SAS training courses currently on offer include Maintenance Train the Trainer, Human…

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Aviation Human Factors Training for Trainers

Sofema Aviation Services has developed a bespoke Human Factors Training for Trainers Program. The program is suitable for both new Instructors as well as persons looking to update their personal skills and techniques. The teaching of Adult “Learners” is quite different and requires specific techniques when compared to the process of teaching children. An additional…

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Certification of Aircraft Repairs & Modifications

Certification of Aircraft Repairs & Modifications Lease companies require all repairs to be approved in accordance with the regulatory obligations, for EASA it is quite straight forward in that all repairs (outside of the Structural Repair Manual SRM) must be covered by a Part 21 approved organisation. This includes both Major and Minor repairs. For…

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Typical Aviation Lease Holder Maintenance Obligations

The Maintenance Responsibility of the Lessee includes but is not limited to the following : a) Responsible for the servicing, repair, inspection, maintenance and overhaul of the Aircraft. (Own Cost) b) Must comply with Approved Documentation and Regulatory Requirements c) Compliance with Mandatory S/B – Note from a regulatory perspective there is no such thing…

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