This Course is Designed For:

 Air Force Maintenance Crew;
 Aircraft 1st Officers;
 Aircraft Maintenance Managers;
 Aircraft Maintenance Technicians;
 Aircraft Manufacturers;
 Aircraft Operators;
 Aircraft Pilots;
 Aviation Base Maintenance managers;
 Aviation Engineers;
 Aviation Entrepreneurs;
 Aviation Fleet Planning Directors;
 Aviation Maintenance Business Development Managers;
 Aviation Maintenance Document Control Officers;
 Aviation Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Officials;
 Aviation Maintenance Service managers;
 Aviation Maintenance Specialists;
 Aviation Maintenance Stores and Logistics Managers;
 Aviation Maintenance Utility Service Managers;
 Aviation Regulators;
 Aviation Safety Officers;
 Avionics Engineers;
 Mechanical Engineers;
 Senior Aircraft Engineers;
 Senior Aircraft Fleet Managers;
 Senior Aircraft Mechanics;
 Senior Aircraft Technical Maintenance Officers;
 Senior Airports Authority Personnel;
 Senior Aviation Maintenance Compliant Officers;
 Senior Aviation Maintenance Readiness and Resource Analysts;
 Senior Aviation Maintenance Technical Officers;
 Senior Avionics Specialists;
 Senor Hangar Operatives;
 Thermodynamic Specials;
 Aviation Line Maintenance Officers;
 Others with a genuine interest of acquiring knowledge and expertise of Aircraft Maintenance Management.

Duration: 10 Days

Course Contents, Concepts and Issues

Part 1: Systems and Value Engineering in Aircraft Maintenance Management
Systems Theory and Its Application to Aircraft and Aircraft Maintenance
 Matter and its Indestructibility;
 Matter and Inertia of Stability;
 Matter and Inertia of Motion;
 Systems Theory and its Real-World Application;
 Open Systems and their Associated Issues;
 Closed Systems and their Vulnerability;
 The Concept of Entropy;
 ‘Entropy’ In Aircraft Maintenance;
 Negentropic Status in Aircraft Maintenance;
 Equifinality and Its Application to Aircraft Maintenance;
 Aircraft Maintenance Objectives.

Salient Aspects of Value Engineering
 Contextualising Value Engineering;
 Value Engineering History;
 5 Precepts of Value Engineering;
 Addressing the Problems through Value Engineering;
 Benefits of Value Engineering;
 The Reasons for Unnecessary Costs;
 When to Apply Value Engineering;
 Concept of Value;
 Demonstrated Impact of VE.

Part 2: Contextualising Aircraft Maintenance Management
 Contract or In-House Maintenance;
 Contract Maintenance;
 In-House Maintenance;
 Organisation of Aircraft Maintenance Management:
 Small Flight Departments;
 Larger Flight Departments;
 Aircraft Maintenance Personnel;
 Aircraft Maintenance Operations;
 Airworthiness Determination;
 Maintenance Planning;
 Maintenance Control;
 Dealing with Discrepancies;
 Aircraft Maintenance Minimum Equipment List;
 Aircraft Maintenance Away from Home Base;
 Aircraft Maintenance Reference Materials;
 Aircraft Maintenance Parts Inventory and Control;
 Managing Aircraft Maintenance Duty Time;
 Aircraft Maintenance Quality Control;
 Aircraft Maintenance Manual;
 Aircraft Handling;
 Aircraft Maintenance Security;
 Evaluating Aircraft Maintenance Performance;
 Aircraft Maintenance Recordkeeping:
 Regulations to Comply with;
 Computerized Record Tracking Systems.
 Aircraft Maintenance Training: Maintenance Resource Management.

Part 3: Developing and Managing Aircraft Maintenance Programmes
 Requirements for an Aircraft Maintenance Program;
 Aviation Maintenance Program Outlined;
 Summary of FAA Requirements;
 Additional Maintenance Program Requirements;
 The Maintenance and Engineering Organization;
 Organization of Maintenance and Engineering;
 Organizational Structure;
 The M&E Organizational Chart;
 General Groupings;
 Manager Level Functions – Technical Services Directorate;
 Manager Level Functions – Aircraft Maintenance Directorate;
 Manager Level Functions – Overhaul Shops Directorate;
 Manager Level Functions – Material Directorate;
 Manager Level Functions – Maintenance Program Evaluation Directorate;
 Summary of Management Levels;
 Organizational Structure and the TPPM;
 Variations from the Typical Organization.
 Development of Maintenance Programs;
 The Maintenance Steering Group (MSG) Approach;
 Process-Oriented Maintenance;
 Task-Oriented Maintenance;
 The Current MSG Process-MSG-3;
 The Maintenance Program Documents;
 Maintenance Intervals Defined;
 Changing Basic Maintenance Intervals.

Part 4: Aircraft Maintenance Issues Associated With Equipment Failure, Redundancy and Serviceability
 Aircraft Failure Mode;
 Aircraft Failure Pattern;
 Aircraft Infant Mortality;
 Aircraft Failure Rate;
 Aircraft Ware-out Period;
 Aircraft Scheduled Maintenance;
 Aircraft Unscheduled Maintenance;
 Critical Instrument Maintenance;
 Aircraft Equipment Redundancy;
 Aircraft Primary Instrument;
 Aircraft Secondary (Back-up) Instrument;
 Aircraft Secondary Usability Equipment;
 Equipment Serviceability.

Part 5: Component Modularisation and its Function in Aircraft Maintenance

 The Importance of Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) Management in Aircraft maintenance;
 Configuration Conformity;
 Deviation;
 Component Redesign and Aircraft Maintenance;
 Phasing out period for the fleet;
 Aircraft Mission Hours;
 Aircraft Phase Out Period;
 Aircraft Operational Calendar Time;
 Aircraft Fleet Discard rate;
 Number of in service aircrafts in the fleet;
 Number of in service aircrafts in the fleet at any given time.

Part 6: Maintenance of Line Replacement Units (LRUs)

 Number of Line Replacement Unit (LRU) at time;
 Number of Line Replacement Unit (LRU) at Any Given Time;
 Optimum Time to Stop the Maintenance of Line Replacement Unit (LRU);
 Discard rate of aircrafts in the fleet;
 Failure rate of Line Replacement Unit (LRU) (Failure Rate Of Aircraft);
 Line Replacement Unit (LRU) replacement Rate in the aircraft;
 Repair Rate for the Line Replacement Unit (LRU);
 Fraction of in service Line Replacement Unit (LRU) From Discarded Aircraft In The Fleet;
 Fraction of Line Replacement Unit (LRU) for Repair from Discarded Aircraft In The Fleet;
 Fraction of Line Replacement Unit (LRU) for Discard from Discarded Aircraft In The Fleet;
 Salvage value of in Service Line Replacement Unit (LRU);
 Total number of types of Aircrafts in the Fleet based on Mission Hours;
 Number Of Age Categories For Aircrafts In The Fleet;
 Fraction to determine required Line Replacement Unit (LRU) to Attain Desired Availability;
 Types of Aircrafts;
 Types of Age Groups;
 Mission Hours Of Aircraft Of Type;
 Number of Aircrafts of Type Belongs to Age Group;
 Holding cost per Line Replacement Unit (LRU);
 Repair Cost Per Line Replacement Unit (LRU);
 Discard cost per Line Replacement Unit (LRU);
 Conversion Factor Between Calendar Time and Operational Time.

Part 7: Aircraft Maintenance Economics

Engine Maintenance Economics
 Performance Restoration
 Life Limited Part Replacements
 Cost Driver of Engine Shop Maintenance

Engine Module Maintenance Economics
 Minimum Level Work Scope;
 Performance Level Work Scope;
 Full Overhaul Work Scope.

Part 8: Aviation Industry Maintenance Documentation and Certification

Aviation Industry Certification Requirements
 Aircraft Certification;
 Delivery Inspection;
 Operator Certification;
 Certification of Personnel;
 Aviation Maintenance Certifications;
 Aviation Industry Interaction.

Documentation for Maintenance
 Manufacturer’s Documentation;
 Regulatory Documentation;
 Airline-Generated Documentation;
 ATA Document Standards;
 A Closer Look at the TPPM.

Part 9: Aviation Maintenance Reserve Development and Contract Management

Aircraft Maintenance Reserve Development & Management
 Airframe Heavy Structural Inspections;
 Landing Gear Overhauls;
 Engine Performance Restoration;
 Engine Life Limited Parts (LLPs);
 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Restoration.

Maintenance Reserve Contract Management
 Definitions & Interpretations;
 Maintenance Reserve Notional Accounts – Development & Management;
 Maintenance Reserve Coverage and Exposure;
 Modeling of Maintenance Reserve Rates;
 Maintenance Reserve Cash Flow Forecasting;
 Maintenance Inflation.

Part 10: Aircraft Maintenance Management and Materiel Support (1)

Aircraft Maintenance Management
 Aircraft Maintenance Management Structure;
 The Role of Management in Aviation;
 Manager of Aircraft Maintenance;
 Front Line Supervisor/Management;
 Management Areas of Concern in an Airline;
 Manager of Overhaul Shops.

Line Maintenance (on-Aircraft)
 Functions that Control Maintenance;
 Maintenance Control Center Responsibilities;
 Line Maintenance Operation – General;
 Aircraft Logbook;
 Ramp and Terminal Operations;
 Other Line Maintenance Activities;
 Line Station Activities;
 Maintenance Crew Skill Requirements.

Part 11: Aircraft Maintenance Management and Materiel Support (2)

Hangar Maintenance (On-Aircraft)
 Organization of Hangar Maintenance;
 Problem Areas in Hangar Maintenance;
 Hangar Maintenance Activity – A Typical “C” Check;
 Morning Meetings;
 Support and Overhaul Shops Organization;
 Types of Shops;
 Ground Support Equipment Shop (GSE);
 Ground Support Equipment;
 Outsourcing of Shop Maintenance Work;
 Operation of Overhaul Shops;
 Shop Data Collection.

Material Support
 Organization and Function of Material;
 Material Management;
 Support Functions of Material;
 Other Material Functions.

Part 12: Aircraft Maintenance Technical Services and Training Operation

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
 Make-up Engineering;
 Mechanics and Engineers;
 Engineering Department Functions;
 Engineering Order Preparation.

Aircraft Maintenance Production Planning and Control
 Production Planning and Control Organization;
 The Production Planning and Control Department’s Function;
 Forecasting;
 Production Planning;
 Production Control;
 Other Scheduled Work;
 Feedback for Planning.

Aircraft Maintenance Technical Training
 Training Organization;
 Airline Maintenance Training;
 Maintenance Resources Management;
 Airframe Manufacturer’s Training Courses;
 Supplemental Training.

Part 13: Aircraft Maintenance Safety, Quality Assurance and Control (1)

Aircraft Maintenance Safety
 Industrial Safety;
 Safety Regulations;
 Maintenance Safety Program;
 General Responsibilities for Safety;
 General Safety Rules;
 Accident and Injury Reporting;
 Safety Programs;
 Hangar Safety;
 Safety Culture;
 Managing Safety;
 Safety Management Systems;
 Emergency Response Planning.

Part 14: Aircraft Maintenance Safety, Quality Assurance and Control (2)

Aircraft Maintenance Quality Assurance
 Requirement for Quality Assurance (QA);
 Quality Audits;
 ISO 9000 Quality Standard;
 Technical Records;
 Other Functions of QA.

Aircraft Maintenance Quality Control
 Quality Control Organization;
 FAA Aviation Quality Assurance Systems (Article FAA Aviation);
 FAA and JAA Differences;
 QC Inspector Qualifications;
 Basic Inspection Policies;
 Other QC Activities.

Part 15: Value Engineering Application to Aircraft Maintenance Management

Life-Cycle Costing in Aircraft Maintenance
 Contextualising Life-Cycle Costing;
 Benefits of Life-Cycle Costing;
 Estimating the Useful Life of the System or Component;
 Establishing Annual Maintenance Cost in Life-Cycle;
 Deciding on Best-Value Option;
 Module or Component Research and Development;
 Module or Component production or Acquisition;
 Module or Component Operation and Maintenance;
 Module or Component Residual Value.

Cost Estimates for Aircraft Maintenance in Life-Cycle Costing
 Module or Component’s Initial Cost;
 Pipeline Spare Parts Cost;
 Replacement Spare Cost;
 On-Equipment Maintenance Cost;
 Off-Equipment Maintenance Cost;
 Inventory and Supply Management Cost;
 Support Equipment Cost;
 Training and Training Equipment Cost;
 Cost of Management and Technical Data.
 Cost Amortization in Life-Cycle Costing.

We offer very attractive discount for groups of 3 and more people, from the same organisation, taking the same course. This discount is between ten percent (10%) and thirty three percent (33%), depending on the group size. Even with these discounts, we can also deliver courses for groups in the country of your choice.

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