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EASA Fuel Tank Safety - Level II (Classroom, 2 days)

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This two-day comprehensive classroom course meets European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) fuel system safety training requirements for all staff involved in inspection standards and maintenance procedures. Learn the theoretical and practical fundamentals for ensuring the integrity of a system’s features and to prevent unsafe conditions.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training.

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 2 days (16 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an examination


Next class

There are currently no scheduled classes. Check back later for updates or contact us to arrange a class in your company.

What you will learn

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe essential fuel tank safety elements and typical terms
  • Summarize the historical background of fuel tank safety
  • Be able to explain a service bulletin and/or airworthiness directive in relationship to fuel tank safety
  • Describe the concepts of Airworthiness
  • Limitation Items (ALI) and Critical Design Configuration Control Limitations (CDCCL)
  • Explain how to reduce the effects of ignition
  • Identify the components of the aircraft from the manufacturer’s documentation subject to fuel tank safety

Course content

  • Basic elements of fuel tank safety issues, historical background
    • Pre- and post-cursors
    • NTSB recommendations
    • SFAR 88 implementation and compliance status
    • JAA interim policy INT/POL/25/12
    • Service Bulletin and/or Airworthiness Directive
  • Fuel Airworthiness Limitation Section
    • Maintenance and inspection tasks
    • Critical Design Configuration Control Limitation (CDCCL)
  • Flammability Reduction Means (FRM)
    • Inerting system
    • Other options
  • Ignition Mitigation Means (IMM)
  • Ignition sources and prevention
  • Precautions during maintenance
  • Fault detection and control

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Who should attend

This course meets the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) training requirements for:

  • Maintenance personnel
  • Airworthiness review staff
  • Maintenance organization support and certifying staff
  • Continuing airworthiness personnel
  • Certificate awarded

    An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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    Further training
    Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor© (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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