Archive for January, 2015

RAeS maintenance HF survey - Friday, January 30th, 2015

A Maintenance Human Factors survey has been developed by the RaeS. If you would like to participate in the survey please use: –

This link if you are in Europe

This link if you are in the USA

This link if you are in other countries

QCM’s latest newsletter – now available - Thursday, January 29th, 2015

qcm_qualitycontrolmanagement-300x151Industry news, EASA NPA’s, latest course dates and job opportunities – its all in the latest newsletter from Swiss based QCM!

Management change at Condor - Monday, January 26th, 2015

DSC_1930Condor has announced that Michael Toparkus has now taken over the position of Head of Production. His replacement as Manager Standards and Training for Condor has been taken by Rudolf Wagenknecht (pictured here).

Rudolf has been employed in civil aviation since 1985. Prior to this new appointment Rudoplf was the Deputy Production Manager at Condor Technik.



Aviation Competence Centre Open Day – 28th February - Friday, January 23rd, 2015

The Aviation Competence Centre will hold its “Open Day” between 1000 h and 1600 h on Saturday 28th February 2015.



Maarten Deklerk, the Accountable Manager said, “We love to show people around our facilities and our Open Day is another great opportunity for us to do so. It lets everyone see what it is like in an aviation training centre, the skills involved in our industry and to discuss the opportunities for them to be part of the great world of aviation. We welcome everyone.”





Aviation Competence Centre, Horsterweg 13, 6199 AC Maastricht Airport, The Netherlands – How to get there -Routeacc_kaart


JETBLUE AIRWAYS GOES LIVE WITH MINT TMS - Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Kiel, 22 January 2015 – MINT Software Systems announces the “Go-live” of its customer JetBlue Airways with their Training Management System MINT TMS.

On January 1 st , 2015, JetBlue Airways has activated its new training management system MINT TMS and is using it now live as production environment for pilot training management. The “go-live” of MINT TMS, delivered by MINT Software Systems in Germany, was announced by JetBlue after a very compact implementation time of just over 6 months.

“Originally the go-live of the pilot training management part of our new system was planned for the end of first quarter 2015. Due to the readiness and quality of MINT TMS we were able to cut the implementation phase significantly and are now already working with the MINT System at the whole pilot training operations of JetBlue University”, says Christian Popp, Manager Flight Training Services at JetBlue Airways.

“JetBlue were getting started much faster than they were actually imagining”, says Christian Hollmann, VP and Head of Development at MINT Software Systems. “This has been possible thanks to the very good cooperation and communication between all departments involved at JetBlue and MINT. The implementation went very smooth and to the greatest satisfaction of our customer and of course we are very happy about that”, he adds.

See the full Press Release

MINT Software Systems

Spring 2017 Meeting hosts announced - Friday, January 16th, 2015

ScreenshotThe Nordiskt FlygTeknikCentrum AB has announced that it will host the Spring 2017 EAMTC meeting.

NFTC’s CEO, Peter Lindberg told the EAMTC, “It will be our pleasure to host the 66th meeting here in Lulea, Sweden.”

Aviator adds Sukhoi Superjet 100 to EASA approval - Friday, January 16th, 2015

Moscow based “Aviator” has announced it has received an extension to its EASA Part-147 approval for the Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft (RRJ-95).

Vladislav Berlev, Aviator’s Director said, “We’re very pleased to have the Sukhoi Superjet 100 on our EASA approval. This will enable us to serve our customer’s needs. As well as the extension to our approval, we are also pleased to advise of our development and implementation of a pilot SMS project at a technical training organization. Again, this will really help our customers.”


airberlin – 1st 2015 Newsflash – A380 training - Thursday, January 15th, 2015

ab_f_academy_technical-training-4c_p-21To be sure you do not miss the rare opportunity to join one of our A380 CAT B1 courses, we would like to remind you of our upcoming courses from February to April this year.
We would be pleased to welcome you to the A380 B1 courses beginning next month!
Please feel free to contact us at
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Michigan (USA) based AeroTrain Corp. – new EAMTC member - Monday, January 12th, 2015

AeroTrainAeroTrain Corp. is incorporated in the state of Michigan, USA and has been developing standard and customised aircraft systems training products since 1995. The customer base is spread over four continents in twenty five countries.

Qamar Ahsan, AeroTrain Corporation President told the EAMTC, “Our management team comprises of highly qualified professionals with over a century of combined experience in aviation training, aircraft maintenance, flying, business operations, and aviation maintenance management. We manufacturer all of our own brand of training products at our facilities in Michigan and Ohio.

AMT Products - CopyAeroTrain’s expertise is in the design, development and manufacture of training-aids for all aspects of avionics, aero-engine, aircraft systems, aircraft instruments and electrical technologies relevant to general, commercial, and military aircraft training. Our wide range of training devices covers all aspects of aircraft maintenance training including high quality computer based aircraft system courseware.”


Learjet 55 and Dassault Falcon EX training - Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Learjet 55 B1 Training and Dassault Falcon 900EX C Training is available with QCM in Bern-Belp, Switzerland.

Get the details of the courses here.

The courses are to be conducted in January so there is a short time available to book your seat!



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