Archive for September, 2012

New name, new logo – MBO College Airport, Amsterdam - Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

With a new name, the former ROC van Amsterdam Airport college is now called MBO College Airport (ROC of Amsterdam). Ivo van Oosterhout, the Education Manager Aircraft Maintenance, said, “We have new name and a new logo, updating our image. However, our commitment to top quality training remains as strong as ever.”

The college web site, including a virtual tour, can be seen here.

The MBO College Airport is located at Opaallaan 25, 2132 XV Hoofddorp, The Netherlands

New airberlin technik training Sales Representative - Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

airberlin tehnik has recently appointed their new Training Sales Representative, Bianca Richter.

Bianca told the EAMTC, “I would like to introduce myself to everyone as the new airberlin technik training Sales Representative. I’m responsible for all questions and information relating to the technical training programs and courses offered by airberlin technik. Our company and the training we offer are EASA Part147 approved and I’m very pleased to be attending my first EAMTC meeting early next month.”

Bianca continued, “I started working at airberlin technik as the sales representative in 2012, have several years experience in the tourism and aviation industry and completed my degree in economics in 2011. From November 2011 I worked as the Project Manager in the training department, responsible for market analysis and strategy development of our EASA Part147 School. This work helped me to develop a clear understanding of everyone’s requirements for type, continuation, specialized and basic training courses.”

“Also of interest, I’m looking forward to telling everyone of our future projects. We constantly update and modify our course documentation and handouts We continuously strive to improve our training and to work with everyone to improve our products Our instructors are equipped with Tablet PCs to ensure fast, efficient access to schematics and course documentation, for example, during practical training. In 2013 we are planning to have our online booking system and web-shop available to everyone.

I’m looking forward to working with all members and others in the wider industry community and to meeting many people personally at the upcoming EAMTC in Innsbruck.”

 

Bianca Richter Sales Representative Training

Phone: +49 211 9418 327

Fax: +49 211 907888 4339

bianca.richter@airberlin.com

www.airberlin-technik.com

 

Latest Member – Aviation Competence Centre, Netherlands - Thursday, September 13th, 2012

The Aviation Competence Centre is located at Maastricht-Aachen Airport, approximately 10 kilometres north of the city of Maastricht in the Netherlands.

The Aviation Competence Centre (ACC) acts as a Maintenance Training “Competence Centre” and supports MRO facilities in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. Primarily the ACC provides Basic Part-66 vocational education, but also provides customized training courses for (and with) local companies. Some examples of these are specialised composite awareness courses and propeller overhaul courses.

With its facilities on the Maastricht Maintenance Boulevard, the ACC provides the companies on the Boulevard a steady flow of young but highly trained mechanics and technicians, ensuring that those companies can expand their business.

Maarten de Klerk, the Accountable Manager said, “The EAMTC offers unparalleled opportunities to meet our industry colleagues in the training and training regulatory fields. This is important to us as the Aviation Competence Centre wants to continue to provide First Class Education”.

http://www.aviationcompetencecentre.nl/

 

Training courses for design and production organizations – LTT - Monday, September 10th, 2012

Press release

Lufthansa Technical Training (LTT)

Training courses for design and production organizations

To be unveiled at the ILA Air Show

Hamburg, 10 September 2012:

Lufthansa Technical Training (LTT) will be presenting training products specifically developed for design and production organizations at the Berlin Air Show (ILA) September 11 to 16.

Specifically, these seminars will be aimed at new employees, specialists and managers in design, production and maintenance organizations seeking to extend their technical, methodological or social competencies.

Klaus Schmidt-Klyk, product manager Aviation Industry Solutions at Lufthansa Technical Training, explains the thinking behind the new products:

“Today the design, production and maintenance of aircraft and aerospace products, parts and equipment is taking place in a global competition. Aerospace is more tightly regulated than most other industries, is subject to very high quality requirements and features high process complexity. The qualification of staff is therefore a critical factor in ensuring an optimum in these business processes.”

Information on LTT’s extended training portfolio will be available in the HanseAerospace Pavillon, International Suppliers Center (ISC). Among the new offerings are seminars on “Aviation Regulations for Material Supply”, “Aircraft Component and Material Certificates”, “EN9100 Supply Chain Management”, “Aviation Industry Supplier Basic Know-how”, “Aviation Industry Design Certification” and “Aviation Regulation Introduction” as a web-based self-learning program.

LTT exhibition stand during trade visitor days (11-13 September):

Hall 6, booth 6332 in the HanseAerospace Pavillon /

LTT presence on public days (14-16 September):

Hall 2, booth 2324 at the exhibition stand of Lufthansa Technik

About Lufthansa Technical Training GmbH:

Lufthansa Technical Training provides tailored solutions for companies and employees in the aviation industry, from selection and training to the placement of personnel.

More information: www.ltt.aero

 

Press contact:

________________________________

Lufthansa Technical Training GmbH

Sonja Raetzel

Corporate Communication

Weg beim Jäger 193

22335

Germany

Phone: +49 40 5070 63 120

Mobile: +49 172 400 35 71

 

2013 – 2016 Rulemaking Programme impacts Part 66 and 147 - Monday, September 10th, 2012

The Agency has recently released the 2013 – 2016 Rulemaking Programme in which there are several tasks that will impact Part 66 and Part 147. EAMTC Members are advised to review the tasks for the raising of Working Groups to address the issues.

Part 66 RMT.0135 (66.027 a) and RMT.0165 – (66.027 b) for B2L and L licence

Subject 1: Adapt the current B2 licensing requirements for maintenance of avionic and electrical systems to the lower complexity of light aircraft.

Subject 2: Propose a simple and proportionate system for the licensing of certifying staff involved in the maintenance of aircraft other than aeroplanes and helicopters and in the maintenance of ELA1 aeroplanes.

 

Part-66; Part-147 – RMT.0281 (MDM.082) and RMT.0548 –  New training / Teaching technologies

1) Introduction of:

# Elearning and Edistance learning (level, content, nature of training, tools, instructor or Etutor, examination, forum of chat between tutors ans students, ATA chapter concerned, attestation, interactive concept etc);

# Simulation devices or STDs (level, content, theoritical and practical tasks, assessment, etc;

# Specialized training such as Human factors, FTS, continuation training etc (at least ensure consistency with existing literature and FCL…)

2) Recommendation for the use of blended teaching methods

3) Potential impacts for the duration of the training (Type rating training, basic knowledge etc)

 

Miscellaneous of Part 66 – RMT.0255 (MDM.059) and RMT.0552

It includes large aircraft without type training, removal of limitations on converted licences and split basic examinations

 

Part 147 – RMT.0544 and RMT.0545 – Review of Part-147

 

Part-M; Part-145; Part-147 – RMT.0251(MDM.055) and RMT.0549

Embodiment of Safety Management System (SMS) requirements into Regulation (EC) No 2042/2003 for the implementation of a State Safety Plan

 

Part-M – AMC/GM; Part-145 – AMC/GM; Part-66 – AMC/GM – RMT.0554

Alignment of Regulation No (EC) 2042/2003 with Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 and with ICAO Annex 6 requirement for human factor principles to be observed in the design and application of the aircraft maintenance programme

 

Icare this year celebrates its 20th anniversary - Friday, September 7th, 2012

ICARE is a subsidiary of BRIT AIR based in France. For the last 20 years it has been providing training for pilots, flight attendants, maintenance engineers and companies involved in the airline transportation chain (airports, shippers, freight forwarded, etc…).

Jean-Pierre Garsaball, ICARE’s Managing Director said, “We are very proud of our twenty years of training history. Serving customers from around the world has been a privilege and pleasure. As an example, In this time, over 72 000 trainees, representing some 80 nationalities, have used the flight simulators. We are looking forward to the next twenty!”

 

See the link to ICARE’s website on this page for more news.

Aviation Knowledge – as a mobile App : LTT at the ILA Airshow - Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Press release

Lufthansa Technical Training (LTT)

 

Aviation knowledge – as a mobile iPad app

To be unveiled at the ILA Air Show

 

Hamburg, 5 September 2012:

Lufthansa Technical Training (LTT) will be presenting its new digital media platform, “LTT viewer” for the first time at the Berlin Air Show (ILA) September 11 to 16.

The LTT viewer will be launched with around 200 documents. These will include training documentation and manuals, web-based training modules, location quizzes and realistic 360° spherical panoramas that enable the user to take a virtual look around a cockpit.

Representatives of the company will be on hand to present the LTT viewer to visitors to the stand and journalists on both the trade visitor and public days.

 

Holger Beck, Chief Commercial Officer at Lufthansa Technical Training:

“With our LTT viewer we are meeting the customer’s need to have all our training media available in mobile form. Ongoing expansion of the coverage offered means we can present the full range of aeronautical training on an iPad. In this way we are taking one more, future-oriented step into the digital world of learning and information.”

Aviation fans, for example, will be able to use the LTT viewer to download background information on the technical features of the Airbus A380 free of charge.

In addition, aviation enthusiasts will be offered aeronautical glossaries for Airbus and Boeing aircraft types as reference works and a virtual cockpit spherical panorama of an A320.

Aeronautical specialists will find a wide range of training documentation corresponding to the requirements of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for certifying staff (EASA Part-66 CAT A, B1 and B2). The documents can be used to prepare for an exam at an EASA Part-147 school or as a reference work.

This kiosk app will be available for aviation fans and technical specialists to download from the Apple App Store from September 11, 2012.

Media representatives are offered individual appointments for LTT viewer demos during the air show.

They will also be able to make interview appointments with LTT Management on September 11-12.

LTT exhibition stand during trade visitor days (11-13 September):

Hall 6, booth 6332 in the HanseAerospace Pavillon /

 

LTT presence on public days (14-16 September):

Hall 2, booth 2324 at the exhibition stand of Lufthansa Technik

 

About Lufthansa Technical Training GmbH:

Lufthansa Technical Training provides tailored solutions for companies and employees in the aviation industry, from selection and training to the placement of personnel.

 

More information: http://www.ltt.aero

 

Press contact:

________________________________

 

Lufthansa Technical Training GmbH

Sonja Raetzel

Corporate Communication

Weg beim Jäger 193

22335

Germany

Phone: +49 40 5070 63 120

Mobile: +49 172 400 35 71