SAS launch ERP training

The 5th of May saw Sofema Aviation Services deliver in Bulgaria our first Emergency Response Planning 1 day training to cover the legal and regulatory requirements of an effective ERP, together with a review of the implementation and management process.including an 8 point Implementation Plan covering Analysis, Planning, Training, Systems, Competence, Simulation, Exercising, Assessments. The…

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“Walking The Line” by Steve Bentley

During many years of quality auditing in airline and MRO environments, says Steven Bentley, it has become apparent that a well managed, effective Quality System will not just save the organisation money – it may one day save the organization. A Quality System is Quality Control(QC) plus Quality Assurance (QA) – QC being the delivery…

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Fuel Tank Safety Training

Fuel Tank Safety Training is mandated on both sides of the Atlantic by the FAA and Transport Canada in North America, and within Europe by EASA. European Aviation Safety Agency. The need for Fuel Tank Safety Training came about in the aftermath of the tragic loss of TWA 800 in 1996, and what was possibly…

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The need of Fuel Tank Safety Training

Numerous Fuel Tank events over more than 40 years have led to in excess of 500 fatalities. The biggest by far being the tragic loss of Flight TWA 800. Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) provide fuel tank safety training either at our training facility in Sofia Bulgaria or at your own facilities. See http://www.sassofia.com/ for details…

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Effective Quality Systems

During many years of quality auditing in airline and MRO environments, it has become apparent that a well managed effective Quality System will not just save the organisation money, it may one day save the organisation. Steven Bentley, Manager at Sofema Aviation Services in Sofia, Bulgaria, explains how. The Quality System means Quality Control (QC)…

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Total Quality System

There are three steps to an effective Total Quality System: capture data and to process it in a way which identifies wasteful processes; use this data to drive efficient changes in procedures which will benefit the organisation; and use the Quality Audit System to ensure that the organisation is following correctly all processes and procedures….

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The Role of Aviation QA

The role of QA is two-fold. As just described it is to demonstrate the organisation complies with all regulatory requirements placed on it, however there is a more fundamental role, to share with the post holders and the accountable manager the deviations within the system from the company processes and procedures as well as discrepancies…

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