Assessment Criteria of - Aircraft Airworthiness

Date: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Place: IEM Building

Flying in aircraft is one of the most important means of transportation in the world. Almost everyone are flying in the aircraft either for commercial travel or as hobby. These aircraft must be in an airworthy condition before there are allowed to fly. However, most people do not understand the meaning and process of ensuring the aircraft are airworthy. Once something occurs on the aircraft such as major incident or accident, such as the disappearance of the MAS (Malaysia Airlines) Boeing B777-200 flight MH370, people start to wonder on how safe is flying in the aircraft. There are many speculations pointing to many directions; aircraft manufacturer, engine manufacturer, maintenance crew, and flight crew.

This workshop will provide the required knowledge to understand the aircraft airworthiness. This is very important to public, who are travelling an aircraft, because the knowledge will eliminate the fear of flying. Fear of flying may end up some people to choose other form of vehicle, which no other vehicle in the world is safe as the aircraft.


Schedule & Outline

09.00am - 09.30am Light Breakfast/ Registration
09.00am - 10.45am

Session 1

Definition of Airworthiness.

Aircraft Type Certificate (TC)

Aircraft Type Certificate Datasheet (TCDS)

Aircraft Type Design

10.45am - 11.45am Tea Break
11.15am - 12.15am

Session 2

Aircraft Certification Standards (Europe/USA)

Aircraft Certification Basis (CB).

Show compliance to the certification basis

Legal provision for aircraft airworthiness

Discussion of airworthy / not airworthy aircraft condition

12.15am - 12.45pm Q & A / Certificate Presentation
12.45pm Lunch


Biodata of Speakers:


Ir. Abu Hanifah Haji Abdullah

Ir. Abu Hanifah Haji Abdullah has been in aviation industry for more than 25 years, in the area of aircraft design, certification, production, operation and maintenance.

Ir. Abu Hanifah Haji Abdullah is a Professional Registered Engineering with Board of Engineer Malaysia and many other international engineering bodies; ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer, APEC Engineer, International Engineer, and ASEAN Engineer. He holds A&P Mechanics Program Certificate, double degree in BSc. in Aeronautics (Aircraft Maintenance Engineering) and BSc. in Aerospace Engineering from Parks College of St. Louis University, USA. He has postgraduate degree MSc. in Aerospace Vehicle Design from Cranfield University, United Kingdom. He is currently pursuing his PhD at University of Malaya on Wing-In-Ground WIG) effect vehicle design. He is a technical specialist for SIRIM in carrying out ISO9001:2008 audit for Malaysian companies which are involved in aviation activities.

Ir. Abu Hanifah Haji Abdullah began his career at Airod Sdn. Bhd. as an Aeronautical Engineer and rose to the rank of Senior Aeronautical Engineer before resigned from Airod Sdn. Bhd. in early 1994. After resigning from Airod Sdn. Bhd., he left for Perth, Australia to work for Eagle Aicraft Pty. Ltd. as an engineer responsible for structural design, certification and production support for aircraft manufacturing. He rose to the rank of Project Manager and Assistant Engineering Manager in 1996. He left Eagle Aircraft Pty. Ltd., as the company was preparing to transfer to Malaysia, and returned to Malaysia and work as Airworthiness Engineer at Airworthiness Division, Department of Civil Aviation, Malaysia. In 2009, Ir. Abu Hanifah Haji Abdullah retired from government service and joint Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (MIAT) as an Associate Professor. At the same time, Ir. Abu Hanifah Haji Abdullah also works for UniKL Company, Center for Aerospace Design Sdn Bhd, as the Head of Design.


Registration Fee


RM120.00 RM150.00


CPD/PDP = 3.0 Hrs


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  • Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM



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