With the kids going back to school, it’s also time for adults to return to the classroom. Yes everyone, deicing training time is here again.
Despite the fact that it is 26ºC outside in Calgary, SureConsult is pleased to again be providing expertise and training support to WestJet and Encore for the companies’ annual deicing train-the-trainer program, which results in the training and certification of deicing trainers from across the companies’ global network of operating stations.
Transport Canada today released the Holdover Time Guidelines for use in 2017-18 Winter Operations.
SureConsult is a leading expert in the areas of programs, standard operating procedures, quality assurance and training for all things aircraft deicing and carrier winter operations. In winter 2016-17, SureConsult conducted a series of mandates for business and general aviation companies aimed at developing, implementing and overseeing aircraft deicing operations, including Type IV anti-icing operations in a hangar.
On May 23, 2017, SureConsult launched the SureOps Aircraft Deicing Training Website at the SAE G-12 Deicing Training Subcommittee meeting in Athens. The new site, www.sureops.com, is intended to serve as a resource centre for the aircraft deicing and winter operations’ industries, primarily for training and quality purposes.
The annual Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) G-12 Aircraft Ground Deicing Conference took place from May 18-25, 2017 in Athens, Greece, and the Sure brand was well represented. The SAE G-12 conference is the largest annual gathering of global technical experts and decision-makers in the field of aircraft ground deicing and winter operations.
SureConsult recently provided project management support to Chemco for a series of Type IV fluid spray tests at Montreal-Trudeau Airport with Chemco’s new CHEMR EG IV fluid. Continue reading “SureConsult Provides Support for Type IV Fluid Spray Test”
At most global airports, each deicing service provider or air carrier performing self-deicing activities maintains its own fluid storage. This results in an abundance of drums, totes and tanks scattered over various locations around the airport, often with little or no environmental control systems in place. We’ve all seen it before many times.
In July 2016, the Association of European Airlines (AEA) released the final editions of the AEA Recommendations for De-Icing/Anti-Icing of Aeroplanes on the Ground and the AEA Training Recommendations and Background Information for De-Icing /Anti-Icing of Aeroplane on the Ground. The documents have formed the basis of all European air carrier and de-icing service provider programs since their inception.
The Regina Airport Authority has contracted SureConsult to assist in the development of options for the potential future implementation of a consolidated de/anti-icing fluid storage facility at Regina Airport, as well as options for the overall management of the de/anti-icing fluid supply subsequent to the development of any fluid storage facility. SureConsult is thrilled to have been selected to undertake this important mandate aimed at enhancing the operational and environmental performance of future activities at the airport.