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There are many rumours about the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union. Will Brexit be an hard or a soft one? what will be the impact on the aviation business?
From the European Commission, the Directorate General for Mobility and Transport, the factual news make us thinking about an hard Brexit where what was before, will then be all gone.
EASA Form 1s are used to release engines and components by organizations approved with the relevant engine and components ratings (e.g. B1 or C7). However a peculiar case allows A1 (Aircraft) rated organization to issue the EASA Form 1 for components removed as serviceable from EU Member State registered aircraft.
There are cases where a Maintenance Organisation is allowed to use old revision of maintenance data during the maintenance works. However in such a case, some conditions must be fulfilled. This article explains when the use of up to dated maintenance data is mandatory and when it is instead possible to use older revision of the manuals.
The HF antenna for long range communications makes the HF system capable of communicating over distances of 3000 km or more. Here explained why the HF coupler is filled with low pressure nitrogen gas.
This article explains what a Maintenance Planning Document is, where it is coming from, what it is used for and what its relationship with the Aircraft Maintenance Program is.