Florin Necula graduated Faculty of Aerospace Engineering in Bucharest. Then he followed and MSc module programme in Airworthiness, in UK. Currently he is a PhD candidate with a main research topic in maintenance errors with Polytechnic University of Bucharest, where he is also a lecturer.
Florin started his experience on large aircraft maintenance in 2008 with a UK part 145 approved maintenance organization after he was previously involved in general aviation continuing airworthiness management and maintenance.
Florin got his Part 66 B1 and C licence on large commercial aircraft in 2010 on Airbus 320 Family (V2500 and CFM 56 engines). Since then he has been working as a certifying staff for Storm Aviation Ltd and Lufthansa Technik.
During his final years of study, before graduating, he started his aviation career with Regional Air Services, where he was in charge with continuing airworthiness of small turboprop airplanes performing medical and business flights.
Florin was also involved in the start-up of a new AOC holder as a Postholder for Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization, performing all the duties related to this position including writing manuals, procedures performing audits and being audited. Also, he was Technical Director (Form 4 position) for a MRO company in Bucharest.
Florin joined SOFEMA in 2013 and since then he delivered several trainings related to aviation legislation, Safety Management Systems (for operators, MROs, airports, ATC organizations), Risk Assessment and Quality.
He is currently delivering trainings, working as a line maintenance certifying staff and doing research studies which he enjoys very much all of them.