Tim is a vastly experienced military aviation engineering specialist practitioner and manager. His wide-ranging skill set includes maintenance practise, continuing airworthiness, quality assurance/compliance and regulatory management. Most recently Tim utilised his wealth of military aviation knowledge to develop and introduce an EASA-style Part M and Part 145 regulatory framework into a prominent military aviation organisation located in the Persian Gulf. He was awarded a personal commendation from the organisation’s Director of Aircraft Engineering for this project.
Expertise and capability
Experienced quality/compliance manager, lead auditor and auditor
Accomplished technical author, especially experienced in writing:
Part M and Part 145 regulations, including supporting AMC and GM
CAMEs, MOEs and supporting procedures/work instructions
Quality manuals and supporting plans
Trusted senior management advisor on key technical issues, including:
Regulatory and compliance requirements
Interpretation/implementation of new and revised maintenance policy
Accomplished in multi-cultural organisations, where English is a second language
Career background and experience
Tim started his career as a British Army aircraft apprentice and served for over 20 years as a helicopter engineer, technical planner and line and workshop maintenance manager. Building on this strong base, he started working in the Sultanate of Oman in the late 1990s. He graduated from the hangar floor to attain the highest management grade possible for a foreign civilian national working within the Royal Air Force of Oman. Tim’s experience base now includes a wide variety of military platforms, from large transport aircraft to fast jets.