ECTS credits: 3
Lectures: 3
Exercises: 0

Course objective:

Acquisition of necessary knowledge of aircraft maintenance from the aspect of aviation safety.

Course contents:

Role of ICAO, ICAO Annexes. Role of EASA, EASA member states. Rules Part-145, Part-66, Part-147 and Part-M, their mutual relationship. Relationship with civil aviation authorities of EASA non-member states. PART-66 – Licensed staff in aircraft maintenance – detailed comprehension of PART-66. PART-145 – Authorised organisation for aircraft maintenance – detailed comprehension of PART-145. EU-OPS – Commercial aircraft operations. Air Operators Certificates (AOC), operator's responsibility, aircraft document. Aircraft certification, technical requirements CS 23/25/27/29, type certification, additional type certification. Part-21 – authorised organisation for the design and manufacture of aircraft and parts. Certificate of airworthiness, aircraft registration, noise certificate, aircraft weighing, license for the work of a radio station. Part-M – detailed comprehension. 28.11.2003 L 315/106 Official Journal of the European Union EN Level A B1 B2 B3 C. Maintenance schedule, inspections, MMEL, AD, SB, manufacturer's service information, modifications and repairs. Maintenance documentation, MM, SRM, IPC. Continuous airworthiness, test flight, ETOPS, AWO, CAT II/III.

Competences:

Knowledge of the regulations on managing aircraft maintenance, aircraft maintenance, issuing certificates, requirements on aircraft airworthiness and flight safety.

Learning outcomes:

Having passed the exam, the student will be able to: 1. Clarify air navigation regulations concerning aircraft maintenance, prescribed by the International Civil Aviation Organisation - ICAO and the European Aviation Safety Agency - EASA 2. Integrate the aircraft maintenance requirements from the position of an operator and a maintenance organisation. 3. Describe and analyse the airworthiness review. 4. Analyse and compare a maintenance schedule of aircraft in the airline fleet with the regulatory requirements. These learning outcomes contribute to the following outcomes of the study programme of aircraft maintenance: - Complete operating manuals based on the analysis of aviation regulations relating to aircraft maintenance, airworthiness and operating requirements, - Distinguish aircraft maintenance according to MSG-2 and MSG-3 concepts, - Distinguish responsibilities for the provision of working conditions, task accomplishment and the process of aircraft maintenance.