Archive for September, 2015

QCM – latest newsletter - Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

qcm_qualitycontrolmanagement-300x151QCM has issued the latest edition of its popular newsletter. It is full of the latest information on their course offerings, regulatory issues and more.

See the newsletter here

QCM Newsflash – EU 1321/2014 - Tuesday, September 29th, 2015


QCM advise that on 17. Sep. 2015 the following new Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1536 was published as an amendment to Commission Regulation (EU) 1321/2014: COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2015/1536 of 16 September 2015 amending Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014 as regards alignment of rules for continuing airworthiness with Regulation (EC) No 216/2008, critical maintenance tasks and aircraft continuing airworthiness monitoring  (published in the Official Journal of the European Union No. L 241 on 17 September 2015).

This regulation introduces the following changes:

  • Article 1 “Subject matter and scope”  ->  new
  • Article 2 “Definitions”  ->  additional definitions
  • Article 3 “Continuing airworthiness requirements”  ->  amended
  • Article 4 “Maintenance organisation approval”  ->  paragraph 1 replaced
  • Article 8 “Entry into force”  ->  amended
  • Annex I (Part-M)  ->  amended
  • Annex II (Part-145)  ->  amended
  • Annex IV (Part-66)  ->  amended
  • Annex Va “PART-T”  ->  new inserted

You have access to this document through the EUR-Lex homepage (Official Journal of the European Union):

We will adjust our consolidated versions as soon as possible.

Should you need further information just contact us.
Your Q.C.M. Team.
Belp, 29 September 2015

EAMTC CS-MCSD Working Group Update - Friday, September 18th, 2015

Di Silvestro FilippoThe EAMTC working group under its President, Filippo Di Silvestro of AgustaWestland (pictured here), currently deliberating on an industry perspective of the Certification Specification for Maintenance Certifying Staff Data, has issued the latest version of their work so far. EAMTC Members may see the document in the members area of this web site.

When the associated EASA rulemaking task is completed, the CS-MCSD (the so-called “Operational Suitability Data” or “minimum syllabus”) will have to be included in all applicable approved syllabi.


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infoWERK i-news issue 15/03 - Thursday, September 17th, 2015

The latest i-news has been released by Austria’s infoWERK!

In this issue: –

  • Winter Operations 2015/2016 now available
  • infoWERK has released its new International RVSM Course
  • Online Training for Alpine Flightservice AG
  • New Customer in Denmark

Read all about it here.


Upcoming courses from Thomas Cook Aircraft Engineering - Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Thomas Cook Airlines Logo for EAMTC siteThomas Cook Aircraft Engineering (TCAE) Training has released details of their upcoming courses.

See the details here – Upcoming Courses 2015 – 16 Winter

See Thomas Cook’s Training Capability here details here

Contact:                Tel : +44 (0)161 498 7539

President urges Basic Training Members in counter-fraud cooperation - Friday, September 11th, 2015

With on-going EAMTC concern over fraud in Basic Module examinations, the EAMTC President has contacted all EAMTC Member Basic Training providers urging them to consider effective measures to counter examination fraud.

The subject will, without doubt, be the subject of hot debate at the forthcoming EAMTC Berlin meeting on 06th and 07th October.

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MINT TRMS Selected by Empire Airlines for Flight Crew and Ground Staff Training Management! - Friday, September 11th, 2015

Kiel, 9 th September 2015 – MINT Software Systems has announced the celebration of a service agreement with the US passenger and cargo carrier Empire Airlines.

The airline based in Hayden, Idaho, USA has selected the MINT Training and Resource Management System “MINT TRMS” as new solution for training scheduling and records management for their cockpit and cabin personnel as well as dispatchers and aircraft mechanics.

“With Empire Airlines we are proudly welcoming a new US based customer to the growing MINT user community”, says  Christian Hollmann, VP of MINT Software Systems. “Empire Airlines have selected MINT particularly for its powerful training scheduling and records management capabilities. Additionally, the expertise implementing our system into operative training branches at more than 40 airlines all over the world has driven their decision. Our software will effectively enhance the future training operations at Empire and support the continuous growth of their business”, he explains.

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QCM – Consolidated Versions Update – Part 66 - Friday, September 11th, 2015

qcm_qualitycontrolmanagement-300x151QCM would like to inform you that they have incorporated the latest amendment to Decision No 2003/19/RM of 28 November 2003 published as “Decision No 2015/020/R of 15 July 2015” – into their consolidated version of Part-66.

This Revision 4 implements a correction of the following regulatory reference:
incorrect:  2015/1008  –>  corrected into: 2015/1088

As usual, the consolidated versions can be found at the QCM web site.


German software provider MINT Software Systems has signed a service agreement with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines for the delivery of the Training Management System MINT TRMS to manage all training and ATQP related data for all flying crew.

Kiel, 31 st August 2015 – MINT Software Systems has announced the celebration of a service agreement with the renowned Dutch passenger airline KLM Airlines. The airline will implement MINT TRMS for training data and records management and ATQP data analysis to further improve the quality and performance of their flight crew training.

“We are extremely proud to win KLM Airlines as our newest customer”, says Frank Vieira Hugger, Director of Sales and Marketing at MINT Software Systems. Wolfgang Becker, CEO of MINT Middle East agrees: “KLM Airlines have evaluated a number of solutions available on the market. Our proven training and records management system MINT TRMS has proven to be the perfect fit to their demanding requirements. We are very happy about this decision, because it is the result of our continuous hard work, to provide innovative and latest software technology to effectively manage the highly complex training operations of major airline customers like KLM”.

Read the Press Release here.


Frank Vieira Hugger – Director Sales and Marketing

Fraunhoferstr. 13

24118 Kiel, Germany
Phone +49 (0)431 530 215 27


QCM Continuation Training Newsletter – Issue 8 / Aug 2015 - Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

See the latest QCM newsletter here. Its packed full of news, NPA info, courses available and industry issues.