October 30, 2023


Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com is pleased to share that two courses related to EASA Part 145 SMS & Human Factors were successfully completed by 21+ delegates from Myanmar National Airlines.

The training session was carried out by our knowledgeable instructor Rustom Sutaria on 18-30 September 2023 at the Myanmar National Airlines Facilities.

About the courses:

  • The EASA Part 145 Safety & Human Factor Training – SMS & HF (Initial) training was delivered to different groups of delegates on the following dates: 18-20, 25-27 & 28-30 September 2023

This course provides a deep understanding of basic Aviation Safety Concepts & Human Factors (HF) Principles. The delegates will learn how to integrate their HF knowledge into key areas of Safety Maintenance. After completing the course, the participants will be able to demonstrate compliance with EASA GM1 145.A.30 (e) HF & SMS Requirements, to consider human performance limitations as well as the potential impact on the daily routine & to apply their operational Human Factors knowledge to Maintenance Error Investigations. Read more

  • The Safety Management Systems Implementation Review & Workshop training was delivered on 21-22 September 2023

The course was designed to provide an understanding of the Safety Culture role within an SMS Environment & the benefits of SMS integration. After completing the training, the delegates will be able to engage with their organisation’s SMS & meet and exceed all regulatory obligations related to the basic training of SMS. Read more

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 Myanmar National Airlines

Myanmar National Airlines is a state-owned airline and the flag carrier of Myanmar, based in Yangon. Founded in 1948, the airline operates scheduled services to all major domestic destinations and to regional destinations 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 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?

“I found the shift handover part most useful.”
“I found the part about teamwork most useful.”
“I found the part about the management of working hours most useful.”
“The instructor demonstrated good knowledge on the subject matter.”
“The instructor provided a good explanation, gave a lot of examples and the opportunity to ask questions.”

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