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EASA Best Practives for Initial Quality Inspection in Storage Settings

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com considers the processes, procedures and best practices for performing the Initial Quality Inspection of Aircraft Components and Consumables in Storage Settings.

June 19, 2024

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com considers the processes, procedures and best practices for performing the Initial Quality Inspection of Aircraft Components and Consumables in Storage Settings. Introduction Upon arrival in a storage setting, a thorough and systematic initial quality inspection of aircraft components and consumables is crucial to maintaining airworthiness and safety standards. Here, we look…

Considerations related to the use of ATA 106 within FAA and EASA jurisdictions

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June 18, 2024

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) considers the role of the Air Transport Association (ATA) standards, including ATA 106, which are widely used and highly respected in the aviation industry. Introduction It should be noted that ATA Standards are both relevant and highly respected. Still, they are not mandatory under the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulatory frameworks in…

Managing an EASA – Compliant Part 145 Calibration Process

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EASA - Compliant Part 145 Calibration Process

June 12, 2024

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com Considers best practices related to the management of Part 145 Calibration Systems. Regulatory requirements typically require that “where necessary”, tools, equipment, and in particular test equipment – sometimes called “appliances” are, calibrated to standards, being acceptable for the Regulatory Authority. Calibration Periodicity The required calibration frequency for any appliance should…

EASA Part 145 Tooling Store General Considerations

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EASA Part 145 Tooling Store General Considerations

June 12, 2024

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com considers best practices concerning EASA Part 145 Tooling Control & Management. EASA Regulatory Obligations To ensure full compliance with AMC 145.A.40 (b), the maintenance organisation shall ensure that: All tools, equipment and particularly test equipment, as appropriate, are controlled and calibrated according to an officially recognized standard at a frequency…