When is a Safety Management System (SMS) Required to be Implemented within an EASA Part 145 Organisation?

Review by Sofema Aviation Services Regulatory Background Reference NPA 2019-05 & EASA (RMT).0251 Phase II in EPAS 2019-2023, NPA proposes amendments to Annex I (Part 21) to Regulation (EU) No 748/2012 and Annex II (Part-145) to Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014, in order to: Introduce safety management principles that implement ICAO Annex 19, and foster an…

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Concerning EASA RVSM – Operational Approval related to Specific Regional Procedures – RVSM Operational Requirements

Considering Implementation Criteria Ref GM1 SPA.RVSM.105(d)(9)  operational approval (ED Decision 2017/009/R) Specific Regional Procedures (Identified by ICAO) (a) The areas of applicability (by Flight Information Region) of RVSM airspace is identified ICAO regions is contained in the relevant sections of ICAO Document 7030/4. Note – the various sections contain operating and contingency procedures unique to…

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EASA Part 147 TNA Considerations

Sofema Aviation Services www.sassofia.com takes a deep dive into the TNA Process. TNA Background & Purpose The role of the training needs analysis (TNA) is to assess the gap between the knowledge and skills which the trainee currently possesses (Generic within the group) against the knowledge and skills which they will require to perform safe…

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(EC) Regulation 965/2012 Training (Large AC – Air Carrier) course is scheduled for December in Dusseldorf, Germany

Sofema Aviation Services is pleased to announce (EC) Regulation 965/2012 Training (Large AC – Air Carrier) Training Course in Dusseldorf, Germany Benefit from up to 25% off with Multi-Delegate Discount! Read more about our Discount options About the course: (EC) Regulation 965/2012 Training (Large AC – Air Carrier) in Dusseldorf – 2 days Dates: 9-10 December 2019 Venue: Lindner Hotel,…

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The Challenge of Managing an EASA Compliant Helicopter Emergency Medical Service – HEMS

Consider that today, running a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service, as well remain compliant with all HEMS regulatory requirements as well as keeping the various EASA Civil Aviation Authorities satisfied is a very challenging task. From the pilots perspective whilst, HEMS is a tough and demanding type of flying (it may also be considered one of…

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