August 29, 2023


Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) is pleased to share that the EASA Part 147 Examiner & Invigilator Training Skills Development Course was completed by 13 delegates from Starlux.

The training was carried out as a webinar by our experienced instructor Murray Pine on 21 July 2023,


What was the course about?

This training aims to provide the delegates with a comprehensive insight into the roles and responsibilities of an EASA Part 147 Examiner/Invigilator. They will acquire a detailed understanding of Part 147 regulatory obligations, including associated AMC/GM. The course will also equip them with the knowledge to understand organizational roles in compliance with EASA Part 147, boost their confidence in ensuring full compliance, and help them grasp the content of the Maintenance Training Organisation Exposition (MTOE) related to examination.

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Get to know the instructor

Murray Pine has over 45 years of experience in Commercial Aviation. He is a graduate of Canterbury Technical College. Murray started his career in 1978 as an approved mechanic in Dan Air Lasham. Over the years, the instructor gained experience in Aircraft Maintenance, Base Maintenance, Aircraft Engineering, Quality Assurance, Auditing, Safety Management – Technical & Quality Investigations, Flight Crew Management, Project Engineering, and Aviation Training.

Murray is also experienced in Aircraft Leasing and Technical Records. As an onsite Inspector/Manager for Lease Return, the instructor was involved in the following: Lease return conditions review and validation, full inspection of the aircraft, and raising of findings requiring rectification, dent & buckle chart review and validation, review of all Hard Copy records, all main A/F and engine LLP review, checking all Return to Service ISATFM requirements, engine running and borescope validation, final review of the compliance of AA Lease return conditions, and validation of all outstanding findings. In 2021-2022 he has completed a total of 6 Mid-Term inspections and Records reviews on B777-300ER, A320, and A330 aircrafts. Additionally, he has completed 2 End of Lease Return/Transition to a new operator of A320 aircraft. Read more about Murray

About Starlux Airlines

Starlux Airlines is a Taiwanese luxury airline founded by Chang Kuo-Wei. Launched in January 2020, the airline focuses on providing high-end passenger experiences and primarily serves routes in Asia.

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 of both the regulatory environment as well as competence-building vocational training. Since our start, we have had over 85,000 enrollments.

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

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