December 07, 2022


Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) is pleased to share that two SAS courses were successfully delivered to 12 delegates from Hanwha Aerospace. 

The experienced SAS instructor Craig Colby carried out the training at the Hanwha Aerospace Facilities, South Korea.

About the courses: 

  • The EASA Part 145 – Regulation EU 1321/2014 training was delivered on 31 October – 02 November 2022

This course includes many practical examples of Part 145 Implementation. It was designed to provide the delegates with a detailed knowledge of the EASA Part 145 regulation. They will understand airworthiness and maintenance principles. After completing the training, the participants will be able to consider the role of Contract and Subcontract organisations. They will also understand the regulations driving the 145 processes enabling them to make the best business decisions and ensure compliance. Find details

  • The Aviation and Maintenance Human Factors (Initial) training was delivered on 03-04 November 2022

This course aims to provide the delegates with a full introduction to Aircraft Maintenance Human Factors. It will introduce the delegates to all elements of Aviation Human Factors by providing them with a better understanding of the subject and effective methods to improve standards and compliance. The objectives of the training are to recurrent the implications of error, the organisation’s safety culture, its procedures and safety policy and methods of communication. Read more

Get to know the instructor

Craig Colby has over 35 years of experience in aviation maintenance and aviation management. He is a graduate of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. The instructor is experienced as A&P mechanic, Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Director, Facilitator, and Medevac Modification Project Consultant. He has an Inspection Authorization License, FAA Airframe and Powerplant License, FAA Private Pilot’s License, Thailand DCA License, and is also fluent in spoken Thai. Craig is the founder and CEO of U.S. Asian Aeroservices – Bangkok, Thailand. Read more about Craig

About Hanwha Aerospace

Hanwha Aerospace is an aerospace industrial company headquartered in Changwon, South Korea. The organisation is a subsidiary of the Hanwha Group. It was established in 1977 as Samsung Precision. The company is Korea’s only gas turbine engine manufacturer and specializes in the development, production and maintenance of aircraft engines.

About Sofema Aviation Services 

Since 2008 our company provides a clear understanding of the regulatory environment and acts as an enabler to help organisations focus on organisational performance with the understanding that Regulatory Compliance is a step on the journey and not the destination. Over the years we have helped many thousands of aviation professionals gain a deep understanding regarding both the regulatory environment as well as competence building vocational training. So far we have issued over 60,000 certificates of course completion to our delegates.

Sofema Aviation Services and our sister company Sofema Online currently provide 550+ Classroom & Webinar courses available together with over 250 online courses.

What was the training experience of the delegates? 

“All of our questions were cleared by the training course.”
“The presentation material was very useful and easy to understand.”
“I found the section about the licensed engineer of A, B1 and C most useful.”
“The instructor demonstrated great communication skills. I was very satisfied with the course delivery.”
“The instructor was experienced enough to demonstrate great teaching and presentational skills.”
“The instructor explained in detail the difference between CS staff and Support staff.”
“The instructor shared his experience related to aircraft, it was very interesting.”
“The instructor provided many opportunities to ask questions.”

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