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21
Aug

NPA 2019-05 Extended date for comments – deadline 6th September 2019

NPA 2019-05 Embodiment of safety management system (SMS) requirements into Part-145 and Part 21 With reference to Rulemaking Task (RMT).0251 Phase II in EPAS 2019-2023, this Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) proposes amendments to Annex I (Part 21) to Regulation (EU) No 748/2012 and Annex II (Part-145) to Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014, in order to: introduce safety management principles that...
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05
Aug

ICAO Journal – The Future of Aviation

ICAO Journal – Vol. 73 No. 1   Issued May 2019 IFA Comment: Interesting article on P.33  The future of MRO – Emerging Technologies in Aircraft Maintenance  The Future of Aviation The challenges and opportunities of an unprecedented era in air transport innovation, articles in this issue highlight emerging technologies that include supersonic flight, flying cars, high-altitude flight, and pilotless...
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24
Jul

IFA at Australian Airworthiness Conference

2019 Aircraft Airworthiness & Sustainment Conference (AA&SC) Brisbane This week, Steve Swift, IFA’s VP for Australasia, is busy representing IFA at the Aircraft Airworthiness & Sustainment Conference (AA&SC) in Brisbane, Australia. It is the main annual gathering for airworthiness professionals in Steve’s region. The format is a good mix of presentations and panel discussions. Topics include using ISO 55000 to manage...
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01
Jul

Prof. John Bristow presented with 2019 IFA Whittle Award

The International Federation of Airworthiness (IFA) has announced the winner of its 2019 International Whittle Safety Award, which recognises and celebrates individuals that have made an outstanding contribution to aviation safety.  The award celebrates individuals from around the world that have demonstrated, to the satisfaction of IFA members, a significant achievement and commitment to airworthiness. John Vincent, Chief Executive of...
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01
Jul

2019 IFA Scholarship supports Guyana Aeronautical School

For a third time the IFA supports Art Williams and Harry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School’s nominee to enable attendance at IATA Airline Safety Investigation Course in Montreal, Canada The 2019 Scholarship winner is Raphael Rogers, a student of Art Williams & Harry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School, Guyana Raphael is currently working as an aircraft maintenance technician with Caribbean Aviation Maintenance Services...
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30
Jun

FAA – June issue Aviation Mx Human Factors Newsletter

FAA – Aviation Mx Human Factors June Newsletter The Aviation MX Human Factors Newsletter is written by maintenance human factors professionals dedicated to identifying and optimizing the factors that affect human performance in maintenance and inspection. This quarters edition features: Factoring In: The Human Equation by Crystal Maquire Safety Culture Promotion in an Example Mx Organisation by Kylie N Key...
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12
Jun

Spot on message from EASA

Great news from EASA, this message is spot on, we need more effective safety promotions.  It's sometime forgotten how important this is. EASA presentation slide at the recently attended 2019 EASA/FAA Conference in Cologne.  Full report by John Vincent to follow.
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07
Jan

2018 Review

IFA CEO, John Vincent gives a review of aviation safety during 2018. This content is only available to IFA members. Join now or log in
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