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Aircraft Continuing Structural Integrity – Considerations

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Structural Integrity

January 31, 2023

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Following multiple accidents & incidents related to failures in Structural Integrity, it is accepted throughout the industry that there is a need to have continuing updated knowledge concerning the structural integrity of aeroplanes. As aircraft age, they become more susceptible to deterioration, including the potential for fatigue cracking and corrosion. As such the management of…

Performing a Part 21 G Related Remote Audit using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) i.a.w. ED Decision 2021/007/R

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remote audit

January 30, 2023

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) considers acceptable practice for the performance of a remote audit. Remote Audit Introduction This auditing process is available to: Competent authorities when overseeing regulated organisations; Regulated organisations when conducting internal audits / monitoring compliance of their organisation with the relevant requirements, and When evaluating vendors, suppliers, and subcontractors. Terminology ‘remote audit’…

Developing an Internal Audit Program to Preempt SAFA, SACA & SANA Exposure

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Internal Audit Program

January 26, 2023

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) considers a process whereby an operator may elect to self-audit (Internal Audit Program) in anticipation of regulatory audits. Internal Audit Program Introduction SAFA (Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft) requires putting in place a mechanism to collect any information deemed useful to establish and maintain a high uniform level of civil aviation…

EASA CS 25 Instrument & Electrical System Considerations

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Instrument & Electrical System

January 24, 2023

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EASA CS 25 Instrument & Electrical System: Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) considers the following codes: Instruments installation (§ 25.1321 à 25.1333) Electrical systems & equipment (§ 25.1351 à 25.1365) INSTRUMENTS INSTALLATION – CS 25.1321 Arrangement and visibility (a) Each flight, navigation, and powerplant instrument for use by any pilot must be plainly visible to him from…