Stuart Downer

Stuart is a highly experienced consulting professional in civil aviation maintenance. He offers clients over 39 years aviation experience, as a B1 Licensed Engineer on large transport aircraft, a Form 4 holder as a Quality Manager and is widely experienced delivering best practice advice, training and solutions. Stuart has trained more than 1,000 Baines Simmons delegates, successfully achieving an overall 96% highly satisfied delegate rating.

Expertise and capability

Stuart offers clients and delegates, valuable, insightful advice, guidance, recommendations and solutions across his areas of expertise.

Consults and advises as an expert on the implementation and ongoing compliance with EASA Part M, EASA Part 145 and FAR 145 / 43 in approved component and aircraft maintenance organisations. Clients include BE Aerospace in Northern Ireland, Smart-Lynx in Latvia and Rolls Royce in the UK.
Consults to senior management on corporate, regulatory and personal responsibilities within the EASA and FAR aviation maintenance environments.
Consultant trainer of quality auditors and managers in Auditing Skills and the implementation of effective Quality Management Systems. Clients include the Regulator of the UK Overseas Territories in the Cayman Islands and SR Technics in Zurich.
Career background and experience

Stuart is a Holder of EASA Part 66 B1Licence, has a HND in Mechanical Engineering and trained as a lead auditor in Aerospace. He had many years with a large Heathrow based airline operating across various management roles in aircraft maintenance, quality assurance and fleet and component maintenance. He has also been a Quality Manager with a Business Jet Maintenance organisation at Farnborough.