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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com is pleased to provide an intensive course covering Part SPA - Specific Approvals including PBN, MNPS, RVSM, LVO (AWOPS), ETOPS

Equivalent to 2 Days Classroom training - outstanding value for 112.50 Euros

Multiple Delegate Discounts are available, please see here for course details: https://sofemaonline.com/lms/courses/309-easa-part-spa-specific-approvals-for-industry-amp-regulatory-authorities/preview

All About Part SPA?

Part SPA was issued as Annex V to Commission Regulation 965/2012. Consisting of Implementing Rules, (IRs), Acceptable Means of Compliance, (AMCs), and Guidance Material, (GMs) Part SPA concerns Specific Approvals typically related to an Air Operators Certificate (Air Carrier) for which an AOC may apply.

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers typical aircraft ground De-Icing /Anti-icing procedures

Introduction

The necessary inspections and communications can be made beforehand at the gate whereas, at remote/centralised de-icing, the necessary information must be informed to the de-icing crew in another way (e.g. coordinator communication).

The determining of the need for de/anti-icing can be made by other qualified persons, not necessary the de-icing crew.

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Review by Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com

Considering the Risks Associated with Aircraft De-Icing / Anti-icing Risk

Risks Associated with De-Icing / Anti-icing Process include

» Risks to the Person

o   Accident using the Equipment

o   Health & Safety to the Person related to the Chemicals Used

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SofemaOnline (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com looks at Aircraft De-Icing /Anti-Icing Basic Criteria

Introduction

De-icing Fluids are typically ethylene glycol, or propylene glycol-based fluids containing water, corrosion inhibitors, wetting agents, and dye.

Anti-icing Fluids are similar in composition except that they also contain polymeric thickeners. They are formulated to prevent the formation of unabsorbed frozen contamination for a longer period of time than de-icing fluids; however, the protection is still for a limited period of time. (refer to “Hold Over Time” for details related to useful time availability.)

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com – considers the various techniques which can be employed to ensure an effective compliance audit

Introduction EASA OPS Regulation 965/2012 

The issue of OPS regulation 965/2012 moved the emphasis of EASA driven organizational systems further in the direction of assessing compliance related to performance. With adjustments to the audit schedule to include additional attention being given to the effectiveness of the business processes.

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SofemaOnline (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com Considers Aspects of Aircraft Ground Icing & the potential for Performance Degradation.

Introduction - There is no such thing as an insignificant amount of ice.

As we understand any roughness on an aerodynamic surface (caused by ice, snow, or frost) is likely to disrupt the airflow over the lift and control surfaces of an aircraft.

Frost, ice, or snow formations on an aircraft may decrease the lift and alter the stall and handling characteristics. Aircraft may become airborne in ground effect but be unable to climb.

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• Soft Skills Training For Aviation Professionals
• Aviation Soft Skills Training for Business Managers

Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com - Introducing Aviation Leadership and Management Skills Development Diploma

https://sofemaonline.com/lms/courses/268-aviation-leadership-and-management-skills-development-diploma/preview

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) considers key aspects of the EASA Part 21 Certification Process

Definitions

Product - shall mean “an aircraft, an engine or a propeller”

Parts - shall mean “any element of a product, as defined by that product's type design”

Appliances - shall mean any “non-installed equipment”, i.e. “any instrument, equipment, mechanism, apparatus, appurtenance, software, or accessory carried on

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Introduction

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/897 of 12 March 2019 - Inclusion of Risk-Based Compliance Verification in Annex I and the Implementation of Requirements for Environmental Protection

• In accordance with Article 83 of Regulation (EU) 2018/1139, the Agency itself, or through national aviation authorities or qualified entities, is to carry out investigations necessary for the performance of its certification tasks.
• The Agency assesses the applications but it is not required to carry out an exhaustive investigation in all cases pursuant to Article 83 of Regulation (EU) 2018/1139.

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• Leadership Training For Aviation Professionals

• Aviation Soft Skills Training for Business Managers

Introduction by Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com

Communication is a Leadership Core Competency

Within a modern Aviation Maintenance Environment Communication is a “Core Competency”

In fact, being able to interact with our colleagues, supervisors, and subordinates is an essential part of an effective workplace.

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At Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com we know this fact for sure

      » Sofema delegates benefit from taking SOL Courses – because they tell us!
      » Since Jan 2020 over 15,000 people have enrolled for Sofema Online Regulatory & vocational training courses

Sofema Online Status

2019 was a Real Turning Point for Sofema Aviation Services! It was the year where we achieved 25,000 satisfied customers.

With more than 550 Classroom www.sassofia.com & 220 Online Courses with www.sofemaonline.com, we are confident we can meet and usually exceed your expectations in a professional & cost-effective way. 

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Introduction by Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com

The following abbreviated notes provide a summary of the key events related to the EASA Type Certification Process.

Type Certification

 A type certificate is an approval made by a regulatory authority that an aircraft is manufactured according to an approved design, and that the design ensures compliance with airworthiness requirements.

• The type certificate (TC) implies that the aircraft is manufactured according to the approved design and can be issued an Airworthiness Certificate.
• To meet airworthiness requirements, the aircraft, related products (engine and propeller), parts, and appliances must be approved.
• Within the European Union (EU), implementation rules for type certification are laid down by the Commission Regulation (EU) No 748/2012 of 3 August 2012.

Note - A Type Certificate is not an Airworthiness Certificate.

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SofemaOnline (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com takes a look under the hood and introduces a 14 component Aviation Leadership Learning Path Diploma

SofemaOnline Leadership Program Special Discounted Price until the End of September 375 EUR 

•   The regular price of the courses when undertaken individually - 742.50 EUR
•   Special Price to obtain your Diploma with Sofema Online Learning Development = 455 EUR 375 EUR 
•   The special offer is valid until 30 September 2021!
•   14 Separate Course – Each with a Certificate
•   Pass all courses to Receive your Diploma

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Presentation by Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com

 Introduction

The purpose of an AOC is to certify that specified commercial air transport operations are authorized by the States Civil Aviation Authority and are in conformance with applicable regulations.  

During the certification process, the CAA is to be satisfied that:

       »  The applicant, who will have the ultimate responsibility for the safety of the operation, is eligible for the issuance of an AOC and
       »  Has the ability and competence both to conduct safe and efficient operations and to comply with applicable regulations. [State CAA]

To be eligible for an AOC an applicant must be certified for operating at least one aircraft that is not wet-leased.

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com is the Worlds No 1 Provider of Online Aviation Regulatory Training

SofemaOnline Training Courses are Engaging & Interactive and have been developed by Industry Professionals with more than 40 years of Commercial Aviation experience across a range of disciplines

» The Courses are configured for Tablet / Mobile Device & all delegates receive Sofema Online / AETS-Sofema (A Part 147 Organisation) Certificate on completion of the Course Examination

» Sofema Online currently offers over 220 Regulatory Compliant & Vocational Training Courses

» See our available courses here https://sofemaonline.com/lms/courses (search for the keyword - records)

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Introduction Role & Purpose of an STC

An STC attests the approval of a major change, classified in accordance with Article 21A.91 of Annex Part 21 to Commission Regulation (EC) No. 748/2012, to an approved type design where the designer of the major change is not the Type Certificate holder.

The supplemental type certification shall be performed in accordance with the provisions of Annex II of the Basic Regulation and Annex Part 21, Subpart E of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 748 /2012 laying down implementing rules for the airworthiness and environmental certification of aircraft and related products, parts and appliances and the related Acceptable Means of Compliance (“AMC”) and Guidance Material (“GM”).

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Steve Bentley CEO of Sofema Group (www.sassofia.com www.sofemaonline.com www.aets-sofema.com) considers the issues typically connected with a lack of “Management Team” engagement when considering Aviation Errors and the potential consequences which result.

Root Cause Analysis – Good, Bad, or Indifferent - How Was it For You?

Since Jan 2020 Sofema Has awarded over 20,000 Certificates to Delegates. It is fair to say that our level of engagement with the Industry places us in a unique position to understand many of the problems and the resultant pain which our clients feel.

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Doc 9760 is presented in 5 Parts:

» 
Part I ( Definitions and Abbreviations)
» Part II ( Airworthiness Organization Structure and Responsibilities of State)
» Part III ( State of Registry)
» Part IV ( State of the Operator)
» Part V ( State of Design and Manufacture)

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Review by Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com

Introduction

International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)  is the specialized United Nations (UN) agency responsible for promoting the safe and orderly development of world civil aviation by establishing standards and rules related to safety, efficiency, and flight regularity to environmental protection. 

Annex 8, Definitions

Appropriate Airworthiness Requirements – means

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