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02
Jul

The Looming Shortage of Competent European Aviation Maintenance Staff

IFA member and CEO, Sofema Aviation Services, Steve Bentley discusses the underlying shortage of competent aircraft mechanics and competent certifying staff and how this will impact on recovery from the global pandemic.
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02
Jul

EASA SIB Airworthiness – Aircraft Maintenance Programme under Part-ML

It’s time to check if maintenance instructions identified in the aircraft maintenance manuals, or equivalent document should be identified as mandatory instructions. EASA issues a SIB.
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02
Jul

ICAO TV – Aircraft Accident Investigations during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Link to view the ICAO Webinar discussing Aircraft Accident Investigations during the current global crisis.
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02
Jul

Flight trials for greener aviation set for take off

The European Space Agency (ESA) using space to benefit citizens and meet future challenges on Earth.  Commercial flight trials that use satellite-enabled communications to reduce the environmental impact of flying are scheduled to commence once normal traffic levels resume.
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02
Jul

ERA – Green and Sustainable Connectivity

This 38 page report produced by European Regional Airline Association (ERA) outlines ERA members's initiatives in the fight against climate change.  Don't miss P.35 Collins Aerospace article on Hybrid-electric propulsion.
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24
Jun

Frank C. Fickeisen

Frank, one of our longstanding supporters has passed away.
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24
Jun

Hydrogen-powered aviation: Preparing for take-off

Hydrogen as an energy source will play a key role in transforming aviation into a zero carbon/climate-neutral system over the next few decades. Read an interesting H2 View article by Joanna Simpson.
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24
Jun

Safety Critical Systems Club COVID-19 Working Group

Link to the Safety Critical Systems Club COVID-19 Working Group - their work is well worth attention.
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19
Jun

EASA updates the Easy Access Rules for Continuing Airworthiness

EASA Easy Access Rules for Continuing Airworthiness June 2020 revision - read the summary and access the main document.
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12
Jun

French government puts jobs and environment first in €15bn aerospace bailout

France’s government has unveiled a €15 billion financial support programme for the aerospace sector, intended to save jobs and transform smaller businesses while underscoring the need for environmental progress. Read FlightGlobal full article and link to Airbus CEO statement on the 'Plan de relance'.
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