Paris Air Show

Paris 2011: AFI KLM Launches Comprehensive, International Training Offering

 - June 22, 2011, 7:20 AM

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance launched a new international training package here this week, combining the resources from AFI KLM E&M centers in Paris and Amsterdam with those of its subsidiaries and partners Regional (Clermont-Ferrand), Brit Air (ICARE Flight Training Center, Morlaix), KLM UK Engineering (Technical College, Norwich) and AFMAé (Apprentices Training Center, Paris).

AFI KLM E&M’s training offering extends from basic maintenance training in accordance with EASA Part 66/147 (Aircraft Maintenance License categories A, B1 and B2) to continuous training for regional fleets (Embraer, BAE 146, Fokker, ATR, Bombardier), narrowbodies and widebodies including A380s and Boeing 777s.

The portfolio of courses includes type training, OJT, HOT, engine, engine run up, engineering and structure & cabin repair courses, as well as an extended range of special training and consulting services.

Expected to announce a major contract today involving NATO AWACS airframes, AFI KLM E&M this week just signed with Air Atlanta Icelandic to maintain CF6-80C2 thrust reversers. Headquartered in Kopavogur, Iceland, Air Atlanta Icelandic specializes in ACMI leasing services of both freighter and passenger aircraft.