April 18, 2023


Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com is pleased to share that the Maintenance Programme Engineering & Planning – Recurrent training session was completed by over 14 delegates from Flynas.

The session was carried out by the knowledgeable SAS instructor Rustom Sutaria on 05 – 16 March 2023 at the Flynas Facilities.

What was the training about?

This course was designed to provide the delegates with an awareness of the structural composition and impact of EASA Part M Maintenance Planning Regulations. They will understand the Organisational Roles and Responsibilities Compliant with managing the Maintenance Program and the need to coordinate with Production Planning & availability and the control of approved data. After completing the training, the participants will be able to explain how the Maintenance Review Board Process (MRB) works – MSG 3. They will understand how the Aircraft Certification Process SSA ALI CMR & CDCCL works and how it affects the maintenance program.

Benefit from our training services – Sign up for the Maintenance Programme Engineering & Planning – Recurrent – 3 Days training

Get to know the instructor

Rus is a graduate of Kingston University B.Eng. (Hons.) with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He has more than 20 years of experience in aircraft engineering and maintenance, 15 of which have been spent working for various high-profile aviation businesses in Technical Services functions. From 1997 onwards he worked with a number of influential aviation businesses such as Monarch Aircraft Engineering & Maintenance as an Aviation Technical Services Specialist.

Rus is a seasoned aviation professional with a track record in technical services functions and aviation training services from within the arenas of Quality, Safety & Airworthiness. He has been engaged by a portfolio of high-profile aviation clients ranging from leading aviation training businesses, general aviation, major blue-chip international companies, aircraft operators, and major international airlines & airports. The instructor has completed a wide variety of aviation projects – Learn more about Rus

About Flynas

Flynas is the first Saudi low-cost airline. Its head office is located in Riyadh. The company was founded in 2007 under the name of Nas Air. In November 2013 Nasair became Flynas. In January 2017, Flynas signed an agreement to order 80 Airbus A320neo families with deliveries scheduled from 2018 to 2026. In November 2018, Flynas delivered the first Airbus A320neo family aircraft.

About Sofema Aviation Services

From 2008 on Sofema provides a clear understanding of the Regulatory Environment and acts as an enabler to help companies focus on organisational performance by gaining Regulatory Compliance. Over the years we have helped thousands of aviation professionals gain a deep Regulatory understanding through competence-building vocational training services. Since our start 15 years ago, we have achieved over 85,000 enrollments.

Sofema Aviation Services www.sassofia.com and our sister company Sofema Online www.SofemaOnline.com currently provide 650+ Classroom & Webinar courses available together with over 300 online courses.

What was the training experience of the delegates? 

“The learning climate of the course was perfectly managed.”
“The instructor gave a lot of examples and engaged with the delegates.”
“The instructor started discussions with students based on their roles in Flynas.”
“I found the part about maintenance planning scheduling most useful.”

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We specialize in delivering “Open” & “In-Company” Regulatory Training, providing the aviation industry with dedicated and specific cost-effective support focused beyond compliance. We have a flexible resource that can support you by either supplying a standard training package or by providing bespoke training specifically tailored to your company’s needs.

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