NATA Concludes First Certified QC Inspector Workshop

Last week, NATA held its first Certified QC Inspector Workshop at Wilson Air Center in Charlotte, NC. The two-day event focused exclusively on aviation fuel quality control and how to deliver clean, dry and on specification fuel to aircraft, through proper receipt, storage, and handling procedures.

The workshop was led by Steve Berry, NATA’s Trainer and Content Manager and Keith Clark, Phillips 66’s QC Technical Representative. Through classroom and hands-on sessions, attendees learned how to setup and organize fuel quality control records and documentation for the receipt of fuel and QC inspections. Attendees were also provided an industry update by Scott Drafall of Facet Filters on the status of the monitor filter issue.

NATA would like to thank Phillips 66, Facet Filters and Wilson Air Center staff for making this event possible. For more information on other upcoming NATA events, please visit www.nata.aero/events.

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QC Technical Rep Keith Clark demonstrates the free water test using a Velcon Hydro-Kit.

 

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Attendee Josh Matekovic of Clovis Airport in Texico, NM participates in the quarterly external water defense check of a filter/separator vessel.

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Scott Drafall of Facet Filters provides attendees an industry update on the status of monitor filters.

NATA Launches In-Person Training with Safety 1st OnSITE

Last week, NATA Safety 1st launched its new Safety 1st OnSITE program. Safety 1st OnSITE is a supplementary training resource that allows users to customize a one, two or three-day in-person safety and operational training experience at their location.

Built upon the NATA Safety 1st online training foundation, Safety 1st OnSITE goes beyond the industry standard and provides aviation businesses customized training that will improve safety, operations and team morale.

Safety 1st OnSITE provides users the ability to create their custom in-person training experience from any of the following course topics:

  • Aviation Fuel Quality Control & Misfueling Prevention
  • Safety 1st Training Program Review
  • Safety 1st Towing Safety Program
  • Ground Handling Human Factors
  • General Ramp Safety
  • Customer Service Excellence
  • Hazard Communication
  • Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure
  • Fire Safety – Classroom & Hands-On

Safety 1st OnSITE is open to any company that currently participates in the NATA Safety 1st program.

For pricing or more information, contact NATA at Safety1st@nata.aero. To view the press release for the Safety 1st OnSITE launch, click here.