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The requirement for EASA Compliant Fuel Tank Safety  (FTS) Training may be found in the New EASA Agency Decision Papers: •2009/006/R •2009/007/R. Both relate to Aircraft Fuel System Safety Effective from 28 March 2007. Essentially the rational for FTS Training was developed following the TWA 800 Disaster with the objective to both Familiarize candidates with the elements of Fuel Tank System Safety Issues and to enable candidates to understand the historical background and elements requiring consideration in relation to fuel system safety. In addition to Equip candidates to understand and use the language of fuel system safety issues and to allow candidates to understand and interpret fuel system safety issues from regulatory and manufacturer’s maintenance publications Satisfy Parts M & 145 Amendments on fuel system safety

Continuing Airworthiness Management and associated CAW tasks are the primary responsibility of the Operators CAMO. Regarding the management of Fuel Tank Procedures it is expected that the 145 Organisation should update the Maintenance Organisation Exposition (MOE) to include FTS concepts and organisation’s obligations. The Part 145 organisation is also responsible for all health and safety procedures including relating to fuel tank Nitrogen Inerting Systems

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EASA compliant Initial Fuel Tank Safety (FTS) and Recurrent Fuel Tank Safety online training by SofemaOnline

SofemaOnline is a service provided by Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) offering online video training, focused on the development of a positive safety culture and the delivery of improved business performance.

Additional training in fuel tank safety as well as associated inspection standards and maintenance procedures should be required of CAMO technical personnel, especially the staff involved with the management of CDCCL, Service Bulletin assessment, work planning and maintenance programme management. EASA guidance is provided for training to CAMO personnel in Appendix XII to AMC M.A.706(f) and M.B.102(c).

The course follows the recommend EASA syllabus and provides students with an overview of fuel system safety considerations. Including: Historical incidents, ignition prevention, theoretical background and practical considerations.

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SofemaOnline offers Electrical Wiring Interconnect System EWIS – Fuel Tank Safety FTS – Online Training with Voice Over (VO)

FTS owes its origins to the analysis following the in-flight break up of Flight TWA 800 in July 1996. The origins of EWIS in fact go back a lot further but did not take on a formal identity until August 1996 when a White House Commission under the directorship of vice president Al Gore was set up.

EWIS & FTS is a Recurrent training which is applicable to many employees within both the Operator Part EASA M environment and MRO EASA Part 145 environment. offers a 2 Day Industry Specific EWIS – FTS online Initial and Recurrent training to ensure your employees have a full understanding of issues concerns and best practices to ensure they remain fully compliant with EASA regulatory requirements.

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Have you attended Fuel Tank Safety Initial Training?

The criteria requires that persons working on Aircraft which carry more than 30 passengers or 7500 lb of Cargo should satisfy the requirements of Fuel Tank Safety Training Level 2.

The Training required should cover a wide range of associated topics the subject material is driven by the EASA requirements and covers an understanding, from the investigation of historical events driving the legislation, to its practical applications ensuring the continued airworthiness of affected aircraft.

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