August 30, 2023


Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) is pleased to share that a new course has been added to our training portfolio:

Aviation Production & Overhaul – Foreign Object Damage Awareness Training (FOD) Initial

Available as a Classroom or Webinar training – Register at

What is the training about?

This course aims to provide the participants with an in-depth understanding of Foreign Object Damage (FOD) and its impact on aircraft engines. During the training, they will gain the ability to enhance their working environment’s safety and productivity. The delegates will gain FOD prevention awareness and adherence to best practices. After the course completion, the attendees will be able to improve quality control and maintenance procedures to reduce downtime and repairs resulting from FOD incidents. Read more

Which topics will be addressed?

  • Introduction & Course Objectives
  • Contents
  • What is “FOD”
  • Definitions and Abbreviations
  • FOD Poses a Maintenance Safety Hazard
  • How to Control the FOD Problem
  • FOD Clean As You Go
  • Considerations Related to Maintenance Human Factors Impact on FOD
  • Framework for FOD Maintenance Procedures
  • Integration of Maintenance FOD Procedures into the SMS System
  • Ensuring Quality in the Oversight Control and Management of an Effective FOD Program
  • Developing Housekeeping Procedures and ensuring Best Practice
  • Parts Protection and Materials Handling
  • Developing FOD Critical Control Area Procedures
  • Developing FOD Training Requirements
  • FOD Conclusions & Debrief

See what are the benefits of attending this course

Why should you choose Sofema Aviation Services?

Sofema Aviation Services is a Regulatory training and consulting company with over 45 years of commercial aviation experience and 15+ years of operational experience. Since our inception, we achieved over 85,000 enrollments, owing our growth to two key factors. First, our unwavering commitment to professionalism with the primary goal of achieving customer satisfaction. Please visit our download area as an example of how we engage with our customers. The second is not only the fact that our prices are far more cost-effective than our competitors, but also that our discount program leaves all the others way behind – please do not take our word for it – See for yourself

What do people say about Sofema Aviation Services training?

“The instructor showed very resourceful background and experience.”
“The instructor used the right words to explain the material.”

“The discussions among the group were very beneficial.”
“Adequate answers were given to specific questions.”
“All sections of the course were related to my field.”

Understand Foreign Object Damage and how it impacts aircraft engines – Request the training at


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