EASA published their EU Ramp Inspection Programme procedures to replace the former SAFA system.
The Ramp Inspection Programme is an important tool for Authorities to assess compliance of non-national aircraft with ICAO/EASA standards as expressed in applicable regulations.
The EU Ramp Inspection Procedures and associated regulations provide a legal basis for banning aircraft, operators or operators from applicable states from entering European airspace.
Therefore the need for operators to have a thorough understanding of the EU Ramp Inspection Programme, its implication on operations and how to prepare themselves in order to avoid unnecessary delays is evident.
The EU Ramp Inspection Awareness training programme provides the participants with applicable knowledge on how to prepare crews (Operations) and aircraft (Technical) to be compliant with “EU Ramp Inspection” and how to deal with possible follow-up on closure of so-called cat 2 and cat 3 findings.
The EU Ramp Inspection - Awareness training course contains the following:
Basic understanding of aircraft equipment, procedures and/or documentation.
One day, starting at 9:00 and ending at approximately 17:00