Logistics & Stores Inspection EASA & FAA Suspect Parts Training – 1 Day


The Challenge facing the Aviation Industry – Suspect Unapproved Parts
Whether you are dealing with EASA or FAA parts the challenge remains the same – namely to ensure that the parts are airworthy and from a reputable source.
SUPs cover a multitude of aspects such as parts lacking proper documentation; counterfeit parts; parts rejected during production because of defects; improperly maintained parts, etc.
Substantial progress has been made to reduce the number of unapproved parts being introduced into the aviation system, yet constant vigilance and training is paramount to ensure that the harm SUPs impose is addressed.

Who is the Course for?

The course is intended for personnel who are required to manage or operate an Aviation Store or who are required to accept material into an Aviation Store. The course would also benefit Certifying Staff, Quality Inspectors, Quality Managers, Maintenance Managers and Maintenance Engineers.

What is the Benefit of this Training – What will I learn?

a) A detailed practical understanding of the EASA & FAA Regulatory Requirements to Understand the Challenge of Ensuring only approved Parts are accepted into the Aviation Store
b) Provide the attendees with an understanding of EASA & FAA Suspect Unapproved Parts Best Practice Procedures
c) To review the problems associated with Suspect Parts and where to verify status

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– Introduction
– Abbreviations and Terms
– The Problem of Suspect Parts
– Examples of Suspected Unapproved Parts
– EASA Form 1, FAA 8130-3 & TCCA Form 1
– FAA Suspect Parts Introduction
– FAA Approved Parts & Exceptions
– EASA Suspected Parts Introduction
– Example Acceptance Incoming Inspection Procedures
– Suspected Unapproved Parts – Considerations
– FAA – Detecting Suspected Unapproved Parts
– Reporting FAA Suspected Unapproved Parts
– Preventing SUPs Entering the System
– Reporting Suspect Parts – EASA

Target groups

This course is beneficial for management, quality assurance personnel, supervisors, inspection personnel, personnel issuing approvals for return-to-service, stores inspectors, and supply chain personnel.


A background in an aviation environment

Learning Objectives

Benefits from this training are to be able to interpret the FAA regulations to understand the regulatory requirements for approved parts, and become equipped with skills and knowledge in detecting and identifying suspicious parts and components.

What do People Say about Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“The course was absolutely balanced, backed up with very good explanations.”
“There was interaction with the trainees to solve and clear out any issues.”
“The training was presented in a manner that was easy to understand for everything’’


1 day – The training will start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.
To register for this training, please email team@sassofia.com or Call +359 28210806

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