Baines Simmons, the Consulting & Training division of global aviation services group Air Partner, is offering aviation safety training courses in Amsterdam for the first time as it looks to extend this service beyond the UK. From Tuesday 26 November to Friday 6 December, Baines Simmons will be offering five of its most popular courses, […]read full story >>
Baines Simmons, part of the Consulting & Training division of global aviation services group Air Partner, has recently delivered Part 21 training in Shanghai to the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), as it evaluates the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulatory framework. Baines Simmons was contracted to provide a Part 21 course (Airworthiness and […]read full story >>
On 12 June, the European Parliament voted to repeal Regulation 216/2008 and replace it with an updated set of safety rules designed to align with the 2015 ‘Aviation Strategy to Enhance the Competitiveness of the EU Aviation Sector’. In addition to embracing a risk-based approach through proportionality in the application of the rules, the new […]read full story >>
The European Defence Agency (EDA) was launched with a non-binding political agreement (the “Cyprus Agreement”) where all the Ministers of Defence of each participating Member State (pMS) committing their Ministries of Defence to work towards a harmonised airworthiness regulatory system to facilitate economies of scale, collaborative procurement (and cross border co-operation). This was after an […]read full story >>
Bob Simmons, Director at Air Partner’s aviation safety consultancy division Baines Simmons, will be one of the speakers at the inaugural International Military Airworthiness Regulation Conference (IMARC), which will be held in Melbourne, Australia, on 14-15 November 2016.read full story >>
Air Partner’s aviation safety consultancy division Baines Simmons has recently launched a new course entitled “Understanding the Intent and Benefits of the EMAR System”, which provides organisations with the knowledge to implement the EMARs in an effective and efficient way in order to maximize safety and reliability.read full story >>
Principal Consultant Duane Kritzinger, has published a new book, titled: Aircraft Failure Assessments: A Practical Guide for System Safety.
The book presents a practical guide for the novice safety practitioner in the more specific area of assessing aircraft system failures to show compliance to regulations such as FAR25.1302 and 1309.read full story >>
EASA has published its latest technical publication Easy Access Rules for Air Operations containing the Implementing Rules (IR) and the Acceptable Means of Compliance/Guidance Material (AMC/GM).
Also available to download from our website are the EASA Access Rules for Initial Airworthiness and Continuing Airworthiness.read full story >>
Duane Kritzinger (Principal Consultant and Part 21 Subject Matter Expert) and Simon Mahon (HF & EM Consultant) represented Baines Simmons at the recent EASA DOA Workshop in Cologne.read full story >>
Baines Simmons completes important project to support the development of EMAR M for the European Defence Agency (EDA)read full story >>