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Course Duration – 1 Day
Examination – yes
The course is designed to provide a thorough grounding in the understanding of Fuel Tank Safety (FTS) related issues. In addition to provide a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory requirement for effective FTS compliance. Covering the wide range of topics required by the amendments, from the investigation of historical events driving the legislation, to its practical applications ensuring the continued airworthiness of affected aircraft, the course aims to succinctly and clearly communicate a complex and dynamic subject.
During the Training Delegates will consider specific organizational issues and responsibilities to maintain compliance including the following: SFAR 88 of the FAA and JAA Interim Policy INT POL 25/12: ignition prevention program initiatives and goals, to identify unsafe conditions and to correct them, to systematically improve fuel tank ), JAA Temporary Guidance Leaflet TGL 47. The basic elements of the fuel tank safety issues – Understanding of the background and the concept of fuel tank safety, Interpreting ICAW Instructions for continuing airworthiness. FRS -Flammability Reduction systems when installed: reason for their presence, their effects, the hazards of FRS using nitrogen for , safety precautions in /working with an FRS.
Phase 1 only: The Quality Manager and Quality Personnel.
Phase 1 + Phase 2 + Continuation training: Personnel of the M.A. Subpart G organization involved in the management and review of the continuing airworthiness of applicable aircraft
Phase 1 only – Persons representing the management structure of the organization, the Quality Manager and the staff required to quality monitor the organization.
Phase 1 + Phase 2 + Continuation training: Personnel of the Part 145 approved organization required to plan, perform, supervise, inspect andcertify the of aircraft and fuel system components of applicable aircraft.
General requirements of the training courses
Phase 1 – Awareness The training should be carried out before the person starts to work without supervision but not later than 6 months after joining the organisation. The persons who have already attended the Level 1 Familiarisation course in compliance with ED decision 2007/001/R Appendix XII are already in compliance with Phase 1.
Type: Should be an awareness course with the principal elements of the subject. It may take the form of a training bulletin, or other self study or informative session. Signature of the reader is required to ensure that the person has passed the training.
Level: It should be a course at the level of familiarisation with the principal elements of the subject.
Objectives: The trainee should, after the completion of the training:
- Be familiar with the basic elements of the fuel tank safety issues.
- Be able to give a simple description of the historical background and the elements requiring a safety consideration, using common words and showing examples of n conformities.
- Be able to use typical terms.
Content: The course should include: a short background showing examples of FTS accidents or incidents, the description of concept of fuel tank safety and CDCCL, some examples of manufacturers documents showing CDCCL items, typical examples of FTS defects, some examples of TC holders repair datasome examples of instructions for inspection.