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Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA)


6th SAFA Forum Report.pdf

Latest update 24 October 2017


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Based on regular feedback from members there are notably different interpretations by inspectors as to the nature and seriousness of inspections in different states. This has led to unduly severe reports and even grounding of aircraft. ERA collects examples of unreasonable reports to send to EASA. Captain Peter Damberg, Danish Air Transport, represented ERA members at the recent EASA annual forum to discuss SAFA issues.


Latest update 24/10/2017:  The last SAFA Regulators and Industry Forum was hosted in Cologne on 21-22 September 2017, and a summary of the meeting can be viewed via the downloads section on this page.