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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 preventing unsafe conditions.

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 2 day (16 hours)
Recommended level: Entry-level and Professional
Prerequisites: None

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What you will learn

  • Understand essential fuel tank safety elements and typical terms
  • Know 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)
  • Know 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 EASA training requirements for:

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

Maintenance and quality managers should attend EASA Fuel Tank Safety – Level I familiarization training.

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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