Blog posts tagged in EASA Part 145

Sofema Online (SOL) (www.sofemaonline.com) considers the information issued by EASA concerning the various implementation deadlines for compliance with EASA Part 145 Safety Management System Requirements.

» When do I need to Implement SMS within my Part 145 Organisation?
» What are the SMS Deadlines Regarding EASA Part 145 Approval?
» Implementation of Safety Management System in Part-145 Maintenance Organisations in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2021/1963.

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Guidance information to support your EASA Part 145 Implementation Objectives

Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com takes a look at forthcoming changes to the EASA Part 145 Environment and How Sofema Online can help you achieve your objectives.

Introduction

Regulatory Drivers for SMS in EASA Part-145 approved organisations

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Sofema online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers changes which are taking place within the EASA Part 145 Environment.

Introduction

Regulation 2021/1963 amends Continuing Airworthiness Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014 as regards safety management systems in maintenance organisations and correcting that Regulation.

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers the changes made to Part 145.A.55 following the introduction of Regulation 2021/1963 which amends Continuing Airworthiness Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014.

Introduction - Maintenance records

The organisation shall record the details of the maintenance work that is carried out within the scope of its approval.

» As a minimum, the organisation shall retain all the records that are necessary to prove that all the requirements have been met for the issue of the certificate of release to service, including, if any, subcontractor's release documents.

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com reviews the forthcoming requirements which will apply to EASA Part 145 Organisations in respect of Certification and Issue of Certificate of Release to Service (CRS).

Introduction

Regulation 2021/1963 amends Continuing Airworthiness Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014 as regards safety management systems in maintenance organisations and correcting that Regulation.

Concerning New Text – (see italics)

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers the changes which are introduced to the structure and format of the MOE to ensure compliance with Regulation 2021/1963

Note: All Transitional Activities must be complete by 2 December 2024.

» If not fully in compliance by 2 December 2024 then the approval certificate shall be revoked, limited, or suspended in whole or in part.

Introduction - EASA Part 145.A.70 concerns The Structure & Format of the MOE – The following points shall be complied with:

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers the primary roles and responsibilities of MCC Personnel.

Duty Material Planner / AOG Desk

The Duty Material Planner / AOG Desk is responsible to the Manager Maintenance Control to ensure that provisioning of parts, material & tooling is available to support the short term requirements and deferred defect rectification. In addition to expedite all material parts & tooling to support Aircraft which are AOG (Aircraft on Ground).

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com and Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com are pleased to provide guidance & support to assist 145 organisations on the Road to SMS Implementation compliant with Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1963.

Introduction

The focus of the Part 145 SMS will be to ensure the following:

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Presentation by SofemaOnline (SOL) - www.sofemaonline.com

Visual inspection is an essential part of airplane maintenance.

The visual inspection component of NDI requires trained and experienced inspection personnel, using validated procedures and appropriate calibration standards with effective, well-maintained equipment in a well-managed maintenance environment.

Visual inspection is defined as the process of using the eye, alone or in conjunction with various aids, as the sensing mechanism from which judgments may be made about the condition of a unit to be inspected.

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SofemaOnline is pleased to announce the availability of a dedicated training program for EASA Third Country Part 145 Component Maintenance Organisation Part 66 Module 9 & Part 66 Module 10 online training which taken together is available as a specially priced package.

Introduction by SofemaOnline (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com

Aviation Safety and System Reliability both sit at the forefront of our aviation system having the highest priority. To enable a high level of safety typically requires strong regulations that demonstrate ICAO compliance and organizational competence to ensure that the regulatory environment is understood and followed

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  • Managing Regulatory Training Competence in an EASA Third Country 145
  • EASA Part 145 Training Courses for Regulatory Compliance

SofemaOnline (SOL) considers the course currently available which meet the objective of an Approved EASA Part 145 Organisation

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SofemaOnline (SOL) considers the availability of supporting courses to support the role of Maintenance Instructor delivered online through our virtual aviation academy. 

Introduction

EASA Part 145 and its forebear JAR 145 is a mature regulatory environment with nearly 30 years of development within the European Arena.

There is the increasing focus being brought to bear regarding the importance of managing competence within the workplace and it is for the reason that both EASA & European Regulatory Authorities are expecting that EASA Part 145 Organisations manage the competence of employees within the 145!

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Considerations for the availability of supporting EASA Part 145 Maintenance courses delivered online through our virtual aviation academy.

Introduction

EASA Part 145 and its forebear JAR 145 is a mature regulatory environment with nearly 30 years of development within the European Arena.

There is the increasing focus being brought to bear regarding the importance of managing competence within the workplace and it is for the reason that both EASA & European Regulatory Authorities are expecting that EASA Part 145 Organisations manage the competence of employees within the 145!

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SofemaOnline (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers how we can build competence in the workplace.

SofemaOnline presents the following training, specifically developed to support the effectiveness of your Inspection Staff:

https://sofemaonline.com/lms/courses/257-aircraft-inspection-techniques-initial-with-vo/preview

This course is with voice over and is equivalent to 2 days classroom training - discounts are available for groups - please email online@sassofia.com for details.

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Brief Overview of the fundamentals of an EASA Part 145 approval provided by SofemaOnline (SOL)

Introduction

EASA Part 145 and introduces a uniform set of requirements for organisations providing maintenance services, including both work on aircraft and related to aircraft parts to be released to service.

To perform maintenance and to issue a certificate of release to service on either Complex Motor Powered Aircraft CMPA or Aircraft operated as Commercial Air Transport (CAT) on either an aircraft or aircraft part registered in a country member of the European Union or of EASA, the maintenance organisation must be PART 145 approved.

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SofemaOnline www.sofemaonline.com takes a look at the various expectations to comply with “minimum” Base Maintenance Requirements Stores control processes, both related to Regulatory Compliance and Organisational Best Practices.

Stores - Logistics Area

A number of specific areas should be identifiable.

General Facility - Strong Security - Recommend Video Surveillance for all points of Entry -. Customer Serving Hatches to be closable & lockable (Multipoint)

Entry & Exit Doors to be with 5 Lever Mortice Locks

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Question and Answer Session with Steve Bentley CEO of Sofema Online (SOL)

1. What are Initial & Recurrent EASA 145 Training Courses?

A/ The Part 145 Organisation is responsible for the competence of its employees - this of course includes both Certifying Staff & Mechanics.

See the following link for details of what training is required to support EASA Part 145 approval, including Third Country Approval  https://www.easa.europa.eu/faq/19100

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