Civil Aviation

3 Areas where Aviation Regulatory Authorities Typically Underperform

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Aviation Regulatory Authorities

March 01, 2023

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Considerations presented by Steve Bentley FRAeS CEO of Sofema (www.sassofia.com). Steve has over 50 years of experience in Civil Aviation and has been working for more than 25 years in the spheres of Quality, Safety & Aviation Training. Issue No. 1 – Regulators often fail to appreciate the role of vocational and competence-building regulatory training…

EASA to Introduce Aviation Regulatory Requirements Related to the Management of Information Security Risks (Cyber Security)

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Aviation

December 16, 2021

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com considers the forthcoming requirements related to European Union Aviation Safety Agency Opinion No 03/2021 Note 1 – An EASA Opinion is the source for Implementing Rules (when ratified by the European Commission (EC)) unless issued under delegated authority re 2018/1139. Note 2 – An EASA Decision is the source for Acceptable…

Introduction to Aircraft Certification Specification CS 25

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CS 25

September 28, 2021

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Presented by Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com Introduction Certification requirements for civil [commercial] aircraft are derived from: ICAO Annex 8 Airworthiness of Aircraft together with ICAO Airworthiness Manual, Part V State of Design and State of Manufacture. Each ICAO contracting state is obligated to establish its own legal framework. Within the European Community, this activity…

UAE GCAA Civil Aviation Regulations CAR-PART I-CAR-BR Chapter II – Substantive Requirements – Pilots CC & Training

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UAE GCAA

April 27, 2021

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Considerations regarding UAE GCAA provided by Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com Section I – Airworthiness and Environmental Protection – Article 4 Applicable to all except Unmanned Aircraft (UAV) – shall comply with the essential requirements for airworthiness set out by the competent authority. Noise and Emissions – compliant with Annex 16 to the Chicago Convention….