Technical Records for Aircraft Lease Management – 2 Days


Regulatory Requirements and Best Practice – This 2-day introduction to advance level course is provided for CAMO staff and existing technical records personnel.

The course is designed to provide delegates with a detailed awareness of the aircraft technical documentation obligations in general as well as in relation to the end aircraft lease return process. Additionally, the delegates will spend time gaining familiarity with the various end of lease checklists to ensure an effective aircraft redeliver.

The course will also be of benefit if you are considering employment within the Continuous Airworthiness Management Organization as a senior technical records administrator or officer.

Technical records is the hub of the CAMO group and it is usually the starting point for internal, external and regulatory audits. The delegate will be introduced to the regulatory requirements driven by compliance with EASA Part M. Throughout the course we will consider the best practice, self-monitoring procedures SMP and common errors which occur as well as focusing on the β€œOptimum Lease return Timeline”.

Who is the course for?

It is for persons who are involved in (or likely to be involved in) end of lease technical records management. In particular persons with specific responsibility for the Records function. Technical Engineering, Maintenance Planning, CAMO Quality Auditors, as well as anyone with an interest to achieve an effective interface between the technical records function and other departments within the organisation as part of the End of lease transition.

What is the Benefit of this raining – What will IΒ  learn?

a) Understand the role of Technical Records related to the Operators lessee obligations

b) Gain familiarity with the end of Lease checklist requirements, to ensure complete CAW records

c) Understand Tech Records Obligations to support the Lessor and Lessee to manage all required documentation and achieve a successful redelivery.

d) Understanding how an effective technical records system can protect asset value

e) Understand the regulations which drive both Part M and Part 145 Technical Record Requirements

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– About Aircraft Technical Records
– Types of Records
– Abbreviations & Terms
– Regulatory Structure
Legislation Part-21. A.55
– Introduction to Aircraft Leasing & Lease Contracts
– Contract and Subcontract Management
– General Guidance Regarding Lease Return Best Practice
– Introduction – Service Information – SIL, SB, VSB
– Parts Manufacturing Authority PMA / EPA
– Difference Between FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) & FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) Parts?
– Aircraft Lease Redelivery Technical Records Preparation and Issues
The Beginning of EASA / FAA Joint Certification
STC Introduction
TSO / ETSO Introduction
– Bilateral Acceptance of EASA / FAA STCs
– Authorised Release Certificates
– Aircraft Redelivery Technical Records Preparation and Issues
– Ensuring the Integrity of EASA Aircraft Technical Records – Correcting Errors & Omissions
– Aircraft Leasing Structural Repair Technical Records Considerations
– End of Lease Engine Preparation Checklist
– Aircraft Delivery and Re Delivery Key Event Milestones and Timeline

Target groups

This course is suitable for CAMO Staff, wishing to develop an in depth understanding of Certification and Technical Records with particular relevance to End of lease returns. It is also suitable for other stakeholders (including Quality Assurance Staff) who are looking for a detailed understanding of the role of technical records.


A background in an aviation environment is an advantage but not essential.

Learning Objectives

– To provide a detailed grounding of the Regulatory environment to understand terms, their meanings and relationship

– To share the importance of technical records and the importance of the highest standards in managing technical records during operations and to understand the lessor expectations

– To share best practice process and procedures

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β€œThe instructor demonstrated very deep knowledge of the subject.”
β€œThe length of the course fit my needs and expectations.”
β€œThe content was really effective, I gained a lot of new knowledge.”
β€œThe practical examples were perfectly delivered.”


2Β  days – Each training day will start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00 with appropriate refreshment breaks.

Sofema Aviation Services offers a flexible approach to developing all in-company training courses which are specific to the client’s needs. If you would like additional information concerning how course content may be configured to be more appropriate for your organisation please emailΒ

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