Safety partners at EASA, IATA, FAA, IFA and French DGAC recently participated at the first Airworthiness Safety Conference (ASC) in Dubai. The event was held at Al Bustan Rotana Hotel and was the first event jointly organized by UAE GCAA and COSCAP-Gulf States.
The forum witnessed active inputs and updates on new technologies, techniques, quality of products, regulatory framework and safety management system.
The deputy director general of General Civil Aviation, UAE, Omar Bin Ghaleb highlighted the importance of ‘Aviation Safety’, which has become a worldwide priority for both regulators and the industry with many a challenge. The discussions highlighted measures of an aircraft’s suitability for safe flight and importance of performing required maintenance actions. The forum also focussed on the importance of understanding new generation products, their quality and production, thus increasing industry and regulatory awareness.
The Papers presented at the conference included Updates on RASG-MID progress and working plan, aviation safety in the MID region, and focus areas, environment protection, noise and emissions certification, operational suitability data (OSD) such as regulated by the European Agency (EASA)– from a first concept to full implementation as well as new concept of aircraft building.