ETOPS – EDTO Configuration, Maintenance and Procedures Document

Considering the Role & Purpose of the Configuration Maintenance and Procedures Document (CMP) Introduction by www.Sofemaonline.com About the CMP The CMP document is approved by the Primary Certifying Authority and contains the particular aeroplane configuration minimum requirements, including any special inspection, hardware life limits, master minimum equipment list (MMEL) constraints and maintenance practices found necessary…

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Considering the Role, Purpose & Value of Sofema Aviation Services and SofemaOnline Production Planning Classroom & Online Training Courses

Steve Bentley CEO of Sofema lifts the lid on how to understand the options to drive improvements in your organisation’s production process. Introduction From time to time we are asked questions regarding the content of our training program like: 1) How to make a work package? 2) How to do Aircraft Scheduling? 3) Man Hour…

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Every Picture Tells a Story

Every Picture Tells a Story! Sure, but sometimes there is a story behind the story. Turns out the Captain had a very hairy landing (maybe wake turbulence from a departing aircraft) but in any event, he believed it was normal. Basically the Cowl of this huge 55,000 pounds thrust engine “kissed” the ground. Unfortunately, the…

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Introduction to Roles & Responsibilities of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Sofemaonline.com offers online training including EASA Part 66 Module 10 Air Legislation compliant training for third country workshop personnel. Who is EASA? The European Union Aviation Safety Agency or EASA is an Agency of the European Union with primary responsibility for Civil Aviation Safety. EASA carries out certification, regulation, and standardisation, and also performs investigation…

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Aviation Extended Operations Introduction

Review by Sofema Aviation Services www.sassofia.com Introduction to ETOPS The purpose of ETOPS is to provide a very high level of safety while facilitating the use of twinjets on routes which were previously restricted to quad and trijet. ETOPS is an acronym used in aviation for Extended Operations. ICAO coined the acronym for Extended Twin…

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Human Factors in Aviation – Considers Physical Tasks

Sofemaonline.com offers online training including EASA Part 66 Module 9 Human Factors compliant training for third country workshop personnel. Introduction Companies should recognise corporate responsibility and ensure a positive attitude to general physical and mental health. The study of aviation maintenance human factors should focus on the different people who perform the work and address…

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Human Factors in Aviation – Considers Physical Environment – Climate and Temperature

Sofemaonline.com offers online training including EASA Part 66 Module 9 Human Factors compliant training for third country workshop personnel. Introduction Aircraft Maintenance Engineers are often exposed to a wide range of climates and temperatures from the excesses of summer heat to the extremes of the winter cold. From Dry Heat to Hi Humidity environments (Under…

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Human Factors in Aviation – Considers Physical Working Environment

Sofemaonline.com offers online training including EASA Part 66 Module 9 Human Factors compliant training for third country workshop personnel. Introduction Whilst a Definition of Aviation Human Factors covers a wide range of issues including perceptual, physical and mental capabilities, major account should be taken regarding the interaction and effects on individuals of their job and…

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EASA Basic Regulation EC 2018/1139 Sofema Training Program Considers Air Traffic Managementsa/ Air Navigation Services (ATM/ANS)

Sofema Aviation Service (www.sassofia.com) and SofemaOnline (www.sofemaonline.com) offers classroom & online training covering the requirements of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Regulation 2018/1139. Update Air Traffic Management/ Air Navigation Services (ATM/ANS) Common requirements for service providers and their Oversight Commission Implementing Regulation (IR) (EU) No 2017/373 was published on 1 st March 2017, repealing…

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