FAA Approves Production of Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Its many years behind schedule and Millions of Dollars over budget but it looks like the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is finally about to take off.  The Dreamliner is approximately 50% composite which is relatively new technology when applied to the aerospace industry and probably a large factor in the delays to the aircraft. I wonder [...]

By | 2018-05-18T07:10:02+00:00 August 27th, 2011|AS9100, News|0 Comments

EASA Issues Type Certificate for Boeing 787 Dreamliner

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued on Friday 26 August 2011 to Boeing a Type Certificate for the Boeing 787-8 aircraft. This certificate recognises that Boeing has demonstrated compliance to the EASA Type Certification Basis with applicable airworthiness and environmental requirements. When handing over EASA type-certificate to Boeing, Patrick Goudou, EASA Executive Director said: [...]

By | 2018-05-18T07:02:25+00:00 August 26th, 2011|AS9100, News|0 Comments

EASA Annual Safety Review 2010

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) presents statistics on European and worldwide civil aviation safety on an annual basis.  The statistics are grouped according to type of operation, for instance commercial air trasnsport, and aircraft category, such as aeroplanes, helicopters and gliders. 2010 was a very good year for aviation safety in Europe.  It was [...]

By | 2018-05-24T04:40:02+00:00 July 8th, 2011|AS9100|0 Comments

BBC News; Continental ‘responsible’ for Concorde Crash

The below information is taken from the BBC website: A Paris court has said Continental Airlines was "criminally responsible" for the Concorde crash of the supersonic jet 10 years ago, and fined it 200,000 euros (£170,000). It has also been ordered to pay 1m euros to the jet's operator Air France. A Continental mechanic, John [...]

By | 2018-05-17T05:16:28+00:00 December 6th, 2010|AS9100, News|0 Comments


EWIS is short for Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems and was introduced in September 2008 by European Aviation Safety Agency and the Federal Aviation Administration and requires holders of Type Certificates for large aircraft (CS-25-Certification Specifications for Large Aeroplane).  An entirely new Subpart (Subpart H) has been added to CS-25. The addition requires existing TC Holders [...]

By | 2018-05-18T07:05:53+00:00 June 22nd, 2010|AS9100, Legislation|0 Comments