Archive for September, 2011

Infowerk issue industry paper on future technician training - Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Zirl, Innsbruck, Austria, 30th June – 1st July 2011

A group of maintenance and training experts met at Infowerk’s Innsbruck facility in Austria to discuss the skills required for future aircraft maintenance technicians.

The group agreed that the importance of human factors aspects in aircraft maintenance will increase and that other skills such as information management and situation awareness may outpace the purely technical skills.

The interesting “industry Green Paper”, which may be downloaded here, intends to launch a wider discussion which should lead to general industry recommendations and proposals to drive regulatory changes.

ESMA Aviation Academy extends its network to Africa - Friday, September 16th, 2011

ESMA Aviation Academy has announced the extension of its network to Africa through a representation agreement with Hi-Fly Marketing, a South African based aviation services company.

ESMA Aviation Academy

Whilst the agreement covers all areas, the priority focus is being given to Maintenance and Flight Dispatcher training.

The details of the agreement can be seen here.

ATR annouce first ATR 72 – 600 to RAM - Monday, September 5th, 2011

ATR, is one of the world’s leading aerospace companies and the largest manufacturer of regional aircraft.

Headquartered in Toulouse, ATR is delighted to announce the first ATR 72-600 was delivered to RAM Company (Royal Air Maroc) on the 19th August.

Luigi Baldini, Head of Maintenance Training, said, “with the training of the engineering staff we are delighted to have contributed to the successful introduction of the first ATR 72-600 for Royal Air Maroc”.

“Our ATR training programs have been especially developed to highlight the specifications of ATR aircraft and to meet the needs of the operators. Our courses are fully compliant with Authorities requirements and benefit from ATR Training Center’s experience with state-of-the-art computerized training using multimedia and web based training technology.”

See the Press Release here.

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New Member from Switzerland - Monday, September 5th, 2011

Aviotrace Swiss is an approved EASA Part 147 Maintenance Training Organisation particularly focused on Part 66 Basic Training, for the achievement of the Aircraft Maintenance License in categories B1.1, B2, A1.

Aviotrace Swiss offers a wide range of other training courses and services, accurately tailored to the needs of individuals as well as of Aviation Companies.

Aviotrace Swiss courses offer different solutions for the theoretical part of the training including classroom, Multimedia Based Training (Distance Learning) and a Virtual Classroom (Web-based instruction with Tutors).

Fabrizio Ferrera, Aviotrace’s Quality Manager, says, “Our training is provided by highly experienced instructors. Additionally we provide practical training in the hangar with our instructors and practical assessors. Courses are held at our Training Academy Centre at Lugano Airport (Switzerland) or at a suitable customer location.”

You can see more about the newest member at

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SR Technics Training Services Latest Newsletter – issued in new html version - Monday, September 5th, 2011

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