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Corporate

Interim Service Inquiry report investigating the incident involving Gazelle XZ936 on 2 June 2014
22/07/2014 - The Service Inquiry into the incident involving Gazelle XZ936 is ongoing. The interim report has been published to inform the military chain of command and the public of the general circumstances of the incident on 2 June 2014. The full findings will be published once the Service Inquiry has been completed.

Interim Service Inquiry report into the circumstances of the accident involving Lynx ZF540 on 26 Apr 14
11/07/14 - The Service Inquiry into the accident involving Lynx ZF540 is ongoing. The interim report has been published to inform the military chain of command, aviation industry and the public of the general about the circumstances of the accident.

Service Inquiry: accident involving Tornado ZD743 and Tornado ZD812 over Moray Firth
30/06/2014 - Findings and recommendations of the Service Inquiry into the accident involving Tornado ZD743 and ZD812 on 3 July 2012.

Service Inquiry: accident involving Sea King ZE428 at RNAS Yeovilton on 03 Oct 13
03/06/2014 - The Service Inquiry in to the accident involving Sea King ZE428 at RNAS Yeovilton on 03 Oct 13 has been published.

FLY2000
21/05/14 - Flying Regulations Team, with the endorsement of MAA Director Operations, published the new Fly 2000 series on 31 January 2014. The regulated community are transitioning to the new series over a 4 month period, ending on 2 Jun 2014.

UK MAA and US Army Airworthiness Authority Sign Mutual Recognition Certificate
13/05/2014 - The Military Aviation Authority (MAA) and its US Army counterpart have formally recognised each other as competent Military Airworthiness Authorities. This Mutual Recognition is a significant achievement for both nations and a first for the UK MAA outside Europe.

Air Safety Reporting – Developing the Air Safety Information Management System (ASIMS)
24/04/2014 - An article on Air Safety Reporting – Developing the Air Safety Information Management System (ASIMS) has been published.

DG MAA’s Annual Report
03/04/2014 - DG MAA Defence Air Safety Annual Report, for the period Jul 12 to Aug 13, has been published and is available for viewing.

Service Inquiry: incident involving Voyager ZZ333 on 9 Feb 2014
20/03/2014 - The Service Inquiry in to the incident involving Voyager ZZ333 is ongoing, the interim report has been published to inform the military chain of command, aviation industry and the public of the general about the circumstances of the incident involving Voyager ZZ333 on 09 Feb 14.

ASIMS has now been updated to Version 2.3
04/03/2014 - ASIMS has now been updated to Version 2.3 and is now available for access. To ensure full functionality, Users are requested to ensure that compatibility view is turned off for ASIMS. When viewing ASIMS select Page (in the top right of your internet explorer window) and if there is a tick next to Compatibility View then click the tick and it will turn off compatibility view. The ASIMS Team is keen to hear your feedback on the new release. Please forward any comments or issues through the usual ASIMS Feedback Channels.


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Regulation

NAA 14/30 - RA2340
15/07/2014 - NAA 14/30 up issues RA2340 - Safety Responsibilities for Passengers on Military Aircraft, to Issue 3. When last published, the number 3 in Para 44 was omitted. Due to the previous issue only being published a few weeks ago, all change marks have been retained from Issue 2 to aid clarity for the reader. The combined 2000 series file has been updated to reflect this change.

EAD - Upgrade to Version 1.5
08/07/14 - MAP-01 Engineering Authorizations Database.mde (Frontend) has been updated to Version 1.5. All users should update to this version as soon as practicable.

NAA 14/29 - RA5502
03/07/2014 - NAA 14/29 up issues RA5502 - Aircraft Maintenance Forms and Engineering Record Cards, to Issue 2. The combined 5000 has been updated to reflect the change.

NAA 14/28 - RA5405
03/07/2014 - NAA 14/28 up issues RA5405 - Special Instructions (Technical), to Issue 2. The combined 5000 has been updated to reflect the change.

NAA 14/27 - RA5320
03/07/2014 - NAA 14/27 up issues RA5320 - Aircraft Maintenance Programme – Design Guidelines, to Issue 2. The combined 5000 has been updated to reflect the change.

NAA 14/26 - RA5101
03/07/2014 - NAA 14/26 up issues RA5101 - DAOS Approval Procedures and Responsibilities, to Issue 5. The combined 5000 series and Table of Contents, Issue 6, have been updated to reflect the change.

NAA 14/25 - MAP-02 Issue 6.2
03/07/2014 - NAA 14/25 up issues MAP02 to Issue 6.2

NPA 14/07 - RA's 1400, 1410, 1430 & 1440
02/07/2014 - NPA 14/07 relates to RA1400 - Flight Safety, RA1410 - Ocurrence Reporting, RA1430 - Aircraft Post Crash Management and Significant Occurrence Management & RA1440 - Air Safety Training. It has been published to facilitate consultation, which closes for comments on 22/08/2014.

Minor typo corrections
30/06/2014 - Minor typo corrections have been made. RA4813 has had a missing title included and RA4817 has had the GM numbers corrected. The combined series has been updated to reflect the corrections. The content of the RAs remain the same.

MAP-01 Engineering Authorizations Database
10/06/2014 - The MAP-01 Eng Auth Back End file has been updated to Issue 6.1. Please update your EAD to this standard.

NAA 14/24
09/06/2014 - NAA 14/24 introduces RA1240 - Chartering of Civilian Aircraft for Military Purposes – Air Safety. The 1000 Series combined document and table of contents have been uplifted to reflect the change.

NAA 14/23
09/06/2014 - NAA 14/23 uplifts RA5723 - Ageing Aircraft Audit to Issue 3. The 5000 Series combined document has been updated to reflect the change.

NPA 14/04 - Addition of Extra Table
06/06/2014 - NPA 14/04 now includes a table detailing the proposed re-brigading of the 3000 series RAs. No other changes to the NPA have been made. This NPA closes for comments on 06/07/2014.

NPA 14/06
04/06/2014 - NPA 14/06 relates to RA4212 - Air Ground Instructional Aircraft, Ground Training Aids and Aero-Engines. It has been published to facilitate consultation, which closes for comments on 31/07/2014.

NAA 14/22
03/06/2014 - NAA 14/22 uplifts RA2135 - Medical Requirements and RA2307 - Rules of the Air to Issue 3. The 2000 Series combined document has been updated to reflect the change.

NAA 14/02
30/05/2014 - FLY 2000 Series. As announced in NAA 14/02 the entire FLY 2000 series of RAs has been reviewed. The new document set will be published as of 02/06/2014 and should be read in entirety. Contractors transitioning under arrangements detailed in RN14/01 should refer to the MAA internet CFAOS page.

NAA 14/21
30/05/2014 - NAA 14/21 relates to MAP-02 being uplifted to Issue 6.1

NPA 14/05
29/05/2014 - NPA 14/05 relates to RA3136 - Air Traffic Management Equipment Technical Safeguarding. It has been published to facilitate consultation, which closes for comments on 01/08/2014.

NAA 14/20
28/05/2014 - NAA 14/20 uplifts RA1350 to Issue 3. The 1000 Series combined document has been updated to reflect the change.

NPA 14/04
16/05/2014 - NPA 14/04 relates to the ATM3000 Series and MMATM rewrite. It has been published to facilitate consultation, which closes for comments on 06/07/2014.


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Training

Delivery of Legacy Human Factors Foundation Training
14/07/2014 - DAHFC Important Update: Legacy Human Factors Foundation Training may be delivered by personnel holding a Flight Safety | Human Factors Facilitator Training | Joint | JPA competency. Such training should be conducted in a facilitative manner and to an audience of no more than 15 pers. All HF and Error Management Foundation training delivered in Phased training should be by personnel holding the appropriate DCTS qualification, iaw RA1440(2).

New Training Courses
24/06/2014 - Joining Instructions for EEM, OI and ORG Courses have been added to the training pages.

New Training Dates
18/06/2014 - New training dates have been added for courses running at Shrivenham.

Human Factors Course Application form
13/05/2014 - A new version of the Human Factors Course Application form has been published

Human Factors Course Application form
23/04/2014 - A new Human Factors Course Application form has been published

Accountable Manager (Military Flying) (AM(MF)) Course
25/03/2014 - Accountable Manager (Military Flying) (AM(MF)) Course aim, details and application form has been published

DHASC Course date changes
24/03/2014 - Duty Holder Air Safety Course date changes to 12 - moved to 22-23 Sep 14, and 13 - moved to 3-4 Dec 14.

DAEMS Course Dates (2013DIN07-177)
19/12/2013 - DIN 2013DIN07-177 DAEMS Specialist Training has been published

New Training Dates
02/10/2013 - New training dates have been added for courses running at both Shrivenham and RAF Cranwell

Propulsion Integrity Handbook has been published
05/03/13 - The Propulsion Integrity Handbook for atendees of the PIC has been published


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Certification

Amendment of 970NPA 2014-003
11/07/14 - Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2014/003 - Annex A has been amended to reflect the correct links to the currently published Part 7. Comments will still close on 15 Aug 2014

Issue of 970NPA 2014-003
08/07/14 - Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2014/003 - Review and Re-Write of Part 7 to Issue 4 - has been issued, and comments will close on 15 Aug 2014

MAA Form 030
21/05/2014 - MAA Form 030 has been uplifted to Version 1.2 and should be used from now.

Def Stan 00-970 NPAs
21/05/2014 - Def Stan 00-970 NPAs list has been updated.

Systems Airworthiness Advisory Group (SAAG) Paper 001
25/04/2014 - Systems Airworthiness Advisory Group (SAAG) Paper 001 - Lessons identified from initial Ageing Aircraft Systems Audits and Condition Survey Programmes has been published.

Application Form 030 for Military Type Certification (MTC)
12/03/14 - Application Form 030 for Military Type Certification (MTC) has been updated to version 1.1 - please ensure only the latest version is used. The Document can also be found under Related Documents on the Certification page.

Def Stan 00-970 up-issue
28/01/2014 - Issue 12 of Defence Standard 00-970 dated 10/01/2014 is now available on the DStan website.

Def Stan 00-970 NPAs
28/01/2014 - Def Stan 00-970 NPAs list has been updated.

Application Form 030 for Military Type Certification (MTC)
11/12/2013 - Application Form 030 for Military Type Certification (MTC) is now ready for use. The Document can also be found under Related Documents on the Certification page.

Def Stan 970 NPA 2013-003
Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2013/003 Amendment to Part 11 Section 1 Para 1.5, Section 3 Para 3.E515 and Annex A Lifing. Comments close on 30 Nov 2013


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Approvals

CFAOS Compliance Matrix
22/07/2014 - A new version of the CFAOS Compliance Matrix has been published and uplifted to version 2.

MAOS Approved Organizations - Update
21/07/2014 - MAOS Approvals - BAE Systems (Operations) Limited (Rochester) - RAF Waddington - Approval Ref 145.1403 - Certificate & Schedule, Cobham Aviation Services - Bournemouth & RNAS Culdrose - Approval Ref - 145.0804 - Certificate and Schedule & Honeywell International Inc - Greer - Approval Ref - 145.1007 - Certificate & Schedule have been updated.

DAOS Approved Organizations - Update
18/07/2014 - An updated version of the DAOS Approved Organizations document has been published.

MAOS Approved Organizations - Updates
09/07/2014 - MAOS Approvals - Cobham Aviation Services Helicopter Services - Middle Wallop & Shawbury - Approval Ref - 145.0902 - Certificate & Schedule and DSG Electronics and Components - Sealand - Approval Ref - 145.0906 - Certificate & Schedule have been updated

MAA DAOS Form 82
07/07/2014 - An updated version of the MAA DAOS Form 82 Application for Changes to: DAOS Approval has been published.

DAOS Approved Oranizations
30/06/2014 - An updated version of the DAOS Approved Organizations document has been published.

CFAOS Compliance Matrix
18/06/2014 - A new version of the CFAOS Compliance Matrix has been published and uplifted to version 1.2.

MAA Form 2
21/05/2014 - MAA Form 2 MRP Part 145 Issue 4 has now been released and this must now be used.

CFAOS Operations Manual Template
19/05/2014 - The CFAOS Operations Manual Template has been updated - The Purpose and Scope Paragraph has been updated, and changes made to other sections to reflect the up-issue of RA2335 to issue 4

CFAOS Compliance Matrix
19/05/2014 - The CFAOS Compliance Matrix has been updated - RA2309(9) has been added and changes made to reflect the up-issue of RA2335 to issue 4


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