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Closing Date:
One week before course date.
Virtual instructor-led training (VILT) via MS Team
AAIS Member: S$1,545.62/pax w/GST
Public: S$1,763.62/pax w/GST
Fees reflected are inclusive of 9% GST (in 2024).

About the Course:
Ask yourself these questions: How do you know if Suspected Unapproved Parts have entered into your supply chain? Are parts and materials adequately documented and traceability to credible sources? What do you do to investigate and possibly report suspected unapproved parts? Can I use military parts if they are eligible for civilian aircraft? Can I use MRO produced parts? Do you have adequate program and procedures to ensure mitigating SUPs Risk? Do I understand international processes and bilateral agreements of purchasing parts and materials?

This important and compact 16 hours course provides updated information and guidance to the aviation community for detecting and dealing with suspected unapproved parts (SUPs) and, as appropriate, reporting them to the regulatory authorities.

The course also provides information for Eligibility, Quality, & Identification of Aeronautical Replacement Parts and Materials.

Who Should Attend?
Aircraft leasing companies, aircraft owners and operators, corporate operators, air transportation operators, manufacturers, maintenance repair & overhaul companies, repair stations, parts & materials distributors and suppliers that are involved in the procurement, management, inspection, distribution and approval of parts and components within the aviation supply chain including installation in an aircraft, engine or system.

Course Content:
By the end of the course, the participant should be able to gain knowledge and guidance in the following areas:

  • SUPs Background and History
  • Why should we be concerned about unapproved parts?
  • Eligibility, Quality, and Identification of Aeronautical Replacement Parts
  • Cost and impact of installing SUPs
  • Parts Approval Processes Roles and Responsibilities
    – International Bilateral Agreements that cover import/export of parts and materials
    – Various Regulatory Authorities Programs and Procedures
  • Receiving Inspection Programs and how unapproved parts enter the system
  • Determining the status of parts and part substantiation
  • Determining airworthiness of parts Involved In accidents
  • Part Marking Requirements; new and used parts with updated materials
  • Fabrication of parts during maintenance
  • Military surplus parts and products
  • Civil and Legal Impact of producing, selling, certificating, or installing Unapproved Parts (U.S. Aircraft Safety Act of 2000)
  • What is being done to address SUPs problem?
  • Reporting a SUP and interfacing with regulatory authorities, including the FAA and EASA
  • Setting up a SUP program and actions that you can take
  • Services that are available to assist your organization
About the Instructor:

Mr Michael Daniel, Member, AAIS Panel of Experts
Mike is an International Aviation Safety consultant with over 33 years with the FAA as a Senior Manager, ISO 9001 / AS 9100 / AS 9110 Principal / Lead and Internal Auditor, Credentialed Supervisory Safety Inspector and Accident Investigator, and FAA Academy Instructor.

With several FAA overseas postings, he project managed the first FAA Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreements (BASA MIP) with Germany and France. He has also considerable experience with managing various regulatory requirements, FAA & EASA Certification and Maintenance (MRO & AMO), Part 121 Air Operators, Part 135 Business Aviation Air Operators, and Aircraft Certification.

Mike graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (B.Sc. Aeronautics), a holder of FAA Maintenance Licenses with Inspection Authorization, and is a licensed pilot. He is a member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI), Flight Safety Foundation, SAE International, Chartered Quality Institute, and the Project Management Institute as an accredited Project Management Professional. He had previously served in the United States Marine Corps.

*Note: AAIS reserves the right to adjust the course pricing and to re-schedule or cancel any course due to unforeseen circumstances, course commencement is subject to minimum class size requirements.