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Boeing 787 (GEnx) (RR Trent 1000) Type Courses under part 147 Approval with Air France Industries KLM E&M - Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Latest up-date of AFI KLM 787 courses under Part 147 are now available.

The AFI KLM E&M training schedule is available at:

DEKRA tests and certifies world’s largest Laser Coating Removal robot - Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Arnhem,  November  23,  2016

DEKRA  tests  and  certifies  world’s  largest  Laser  Coating  Removal  robot  for  LR  Systems     Robot  will  deploy  20kW  laser  to  remove  paint  from  any  size  commercial  and  military  aircraft     Leading  expert  organization  DEKRA  will  test  and  certify  the  world’s  largest  innovative  Laser  Coating   Removal  (LCR)  robot  for  LR  Systems  BV.  The  robot,  developed  by  LR  Systems,  will  deploy  a  20kW  laser   to  remove  paint  from  any  size  commercial  and  military  aircraft  with  the  greatest  precision.  In  addition,  the   robot  allows  a  faster  and  cleaner  removal  process  than  contemporary  methods  and  contributes  to  a   significantly  reduced  aircraft  ground  time.  Paul  van  IJsselstein,  CEO  of  LR  Systems  B.V.:  “I  am  delighted   that  DEKRA  will  support  our  global  LCR  team  and  I  am  confident  that  the  development  and  roll-­out  of  the   first  system  will  benefit  from  DEKRA’s  specific  knowhow  and  expertise.  With  DEKRA’s  expertise,  we  can   further  strengthen  our  global  robotic  solutions  for  the  maintenance  industry”.     DEKRA  will  be  involved  in  the  entire  testing  and  certification  process,  from  the  evaluation  of  the  safety   concept,  the  testing  of  components,  and  Factory  Acceptance  Testing  on  location  to  the  installation  of  the   first  LCR  Robot.  Bert  Zoetbrood,  globally  responsible  for  the  Product  Testing  &  Certification  division  and   CEO  of  DEKRA  in  the  Netherlands:  “Next  to  our  commitment  to  safety,  we  are  further  intensifying  our   focus  on  innovative  and  high  tech  segments  with  services  such  as  EMC  (Electro  Magnetic  Compatibility),   cybersecurity,  functional  safety  testing,  electrical  safety,  and  international  market  access.  Our  involvement   in  supporting  LR  Systems  in  the  development  and  deployment  phases  of  the  LCR  robot  ties  in  seamlessly   with  our  ambitions.  We  provide  integrated  services  globally  for  innovative  products  every  step  of  the   development  process  until  the  new  product  reaches  its  market.”

Note  for  press:  For  more  information  about  LR  Systems,  please  contact  Eveline  Kratz,,  +31  (0)6  11  00  3432.  For  more  information  about  DEKRA,  please  contact   Stan  Hendriks,  stan.hendriks@dekra.comstan,  +31  (0)88  9683323.     About  LR  Systems   LR  Systems  expects  to  deliver  LCR  systems  to  customers  worldwide  in  the  aerospace  sector  as  well  as  in   maritime,  oil  and  gas,  and  transport.  LR  Systems  develops  large  robotic  solutions  for  maintenance  on   commercial  and  military  aircraft  &  helicopters.  The  Laser  Coating  Removal  robot  (LCR)  is  a  state-­of-­the-­art,   sustainable,  high  performance  paint  stripping  solution.  LR  Systems  is  the  only  company  that  can  provide   this  solution  to  the  market  and  that  is  committed  to  the  introduction  of  autonomous  solutions  in  the   maintenance  chain  of  capital  goods.  The  company  is  committed  to  sustainability  and  to  the  reduction  of   CO2  emissions  in  addition  to  enhanced  employment  opportunities:  through  stimulation  of  local  capability   development,  improved  profitability,  and  competiveness  of  the  industry.
About  DEKRA   DEKRA  has  been  active  in  the  field  of  safety  for  90  years.  Founded  in  1925  in  Berlin  as  Deutscher   Kraftfahrzeug-­Überwachungs-­Verein  e.V.,  it  is  today  one  of  the  world’s  leading  expert  organizations.   DEKRA  SE  is  a  subsidiary  of  DEKRA  e.V.  and  manages  the  Group’s  operating  business.  In  2015,  DEKRA   will  generate  sales  totalling  approximately  2.7  billion  Euros.  The  company  currently  employs  more  than   37,000  people  in  more  than  50  countries  on  all  five  continents.  With  qualified  and  independent  expert   services,  they  work  for  safety  on  the  road,  at  work  and  at  home.  These  services  range  from  vehicle   inspection  and  expert  appraisals  to  claims  services,  industrial  and  building  inspections,  safety  consultancy,   testing  and  certification  of  products  and  systems,  as  well  as  training  courses  and  temporary  work.  The   vision  for  the  company’s  100th  birthday  in  2025  is  that  DEKRA  will  be  the  global  partner  for  a  safe  world.


Zurich, Switzerland: SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider, has opened a new world-class training center in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi offering flexible, comprehensive training solutions to supplement the company’s existing training facilities in Zurich, Switzerland.

Since 2008 SR Technics has provided the employees of various regional airlines in the Middle East with basic maintenance training and type rating training, both of which help to obtain a valid Aircraft Maintenance License (AML) and to release aircraft back into service. The new modern training center is designed to serve regional and international clients, strengthening the existing relationships and building new ones.

Stephan Wiegelmann, Head of Training Services at SR Technics, is pleased with the new training center: “We were looking for a state-of-the-art facility, which we found in Masdar City. We chose this location because it is a progressive hub for educational, technical and scientific institutions, providing a modern environment for learning. Masdar City is also close to the Abu Dhabi Airport, so we are able to perform practical training on aircraft. The new training center is designed to offer high quality technical training in an inspiring learning environment.”

“Masdar City is the region’s first clean-tech cluster anchored by a world-class graduate university, hosting a range of corporate training, research and knowledge-sharing opportunities,” said Yousef Baselaib, Executive Director of Sustainable Real Estate at Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company. “The expansion of SR Technics’ presence at Masdar City will provide important services to Abu Dhabi’s growing aviation sector, and enhance the City’s standing as a hub connecting education with R&D and business with investment.”

Ralph Kaeding, who was recently appointed Head of the Abu Dhabi Training Center, welcomes clients to the new facilities: “Our experienced training team is fully committed to providing the quality training, with the flexibility to choose from scheduled courses as well as customized solutions. Our courses are short and efficient to minimize the off-duty time, optimizing the learning experience.”

The new Abu Dhabi training center offers vocational training, basic maintenance training, aircraft type training, specialized training and training consultancy services. All training courses are based on Part-147, Part-66 and Part-145 related maintenance training that are approved by the relevant authorities, such as EASA, GCAA and CASA.

New Memberships - Monday, November 14th, 2016

Last month 2 new members did join eamtc

Please welcome both Operantis and Aviation Services Research Centre the new eamtc members

FINNAIR GOES LIVE WITH MINT TRMS - Monday, October 31st, 2016

MINT Software Systems and Finnair are proudly announcing the successful implementation and go-live of the MINT Training and Resource Management System (MINT TRMS) to support Finnair’s in-house and Finnair Flight Academy’s 3rd party training services.

Finnair and MINT are proudly announcing the go-live of the MINT Training and Resource Management System (MINT TRMS) at Finnair. MINT TRMS was implemented as replacement of the legacy planning tools that were in use at Finnair Group until now and which were completely shut down today.

“MINT TRMS has proven to be the ideal replacement for our previous planning tools, which were in many ways not capable to fulfill our increasing training volume and complex training requirements”, says Marianne Hämäläinen, Manager, Crew Training Planning at Finnair. “We were looking for the most powerful and in the same time flexible training and resource management solution available on the market and the decision to entrust to the services and the people at MINT definitely was the correct decision”, she adds.

MINT TRMS allows customers to optimize their training workflows and speed up the planning process with its outstanding scheduling capabilities. This unique platform helps airlines and training centers all over the globe to significantly enhance their efficiency and the day to day life of all crews and instructors with the instant online access to their training schedules, electronic forms, learning material and other training related data in the integrated and multifunctional web portal.

The agreement with Finnair includes the complete MINT TRMS solution for training scheduling, record management, e-grading, in-depth reporting and analysis capabilities, as well the integration to the Jeppesen Crew Rostering system used by Finnair.

About MINT Software Systems MINT Software Systems, headquartered in Kiel, Germany, with subsidiaries in Orlando, Florida and Sharjah, UAE and partner companies in Bucaramanga, Colombia and Kiev, Ukraine creates innovative training and resource management solutions used by major aviation players. MINT’s SaaS and onsite solutions employing latest software technology, allowing efficient records and training scheduling for crew, ground and maintenance staff and guarantee trouble-free regulatory compliance with the AQP/ATQP programs of authorities like the FAA and EASA.

About Finnair and Finnair Flight Academy Finnair flies between Asia, Europe and North America with an emphasis on fast connections via Helsinki, carrying more than ten million passengers annually and connecting 17 cities in Asia with more than 60 destinations in Europe. The airline, a pioneer in sustainable flying, is the European launch customer of the next-generation, eco-smart Airbus A350 XWB aircraft. The only Nordic carrier with a 4-star Skytrax ranking, Finnair has also won the World Airline Award for Best Airline Northern Europe for the past six years running. Finnair is a member of oneworld, the alliance of the world’s leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and convenience to frequent international travellers. Finnair Flight Academy is a subsidiary of Finnair and 100% owned by its parent company. Academy’s predecessor, Finnair Flight Training Center, was officially established in 1950 when training started with the first flight training devise. Since then the Academy has expanded to become capable of providing all flight and cabin crew training related services for Finnair and also 3rd party customers

New EAMTC OSD position paper published today. - Monday, October 24th, 2016

The EAMTC CS-MCSD Working Group did publish the new OSD position paper. This position paper is published today 24 Oct 2016 on the members area.

New revision to the QCM consolidated version - Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

qcm_qualitycontrolmanagement-300x151Herewith QCM would like to inform you that QCM have incorporated the latest Acceptable Means of Compliance & Guidance Material (AMC & GM)

·         published as Decision No 2016/011/R of 11 July 2016

into our consolidated versions of

·         Part-145 (German)

Hereby, with Decision No 2016/011/R EASA published the initial version of AMC&GM material to Part-T.

As usual, our new consolidated version can be found on our homepage for free download after free of charge registration under:

Should you need further information your queries are more than welcome.

In addition QCM want to inform you that we, at QCM, ensure that all our courses include the latest amendments. We even have developed special courses regarding the latest changes.

General Document on Exams and Assessments available - Monday, October 17th, 2016

Courtesy of EAMTC member’s, Cargolux, and further to the 65th General Assembly meeting in Paris, a new EAMTC General Document (called GD100!) has been issued. Members may see the document in the “Other Documents” section of the members area of this web site.

Sandra Neu, who presented the subject at the 65th EAMTC meeting said, “The document puts the key points of the subject into one easy to read file. I hope it is helpful for everyone.”

Cargolux Training Manager, Marc Arendt, told the EAMTC, “A number of delegates came to me at the 65th meeting to say how interesting and useful the Exams and Assessments presentation was. This inspired Sandra to put the material into one document. We are pleased to contribute this excellent piece of work to the industry.”

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NLR draft report – Next generation a/c and the possible risks for maintenance - Monday, October 17th, 2016

EAMTC member’s, NLR, has made available a draft report on the possible risks of automation for aircraft maintenance. The draft includes some mitigation strategies that may be useful in maintenance training.

The draft report is available here.


Boeing 777 (GE90) PRACTICAL ONLY course with AFI-KLM E&M - Thursday, October 6th, 2016

AFI KLM E&M is pleased to advise of the following Boeing 777 (GE90) B1/B2 Practical ONLY course under Part 147 approval, from November 2016.

Course dates: Nov 21st 2016 to Dec 2nd 2016 incl.

Course description: hands-on practical course
Location: Roissy – CDG

Duration: 10 days.

Language: English
Please note that the available seats are likely to be filled up in a short time and AFI KLM E&M recommends that you advise them as quickly as possible of how many of your staff members you would like to have enrolled.

The AFI KLM E&M technical training offer is available at:

The Sales Team looks forward to your reply!