Institute of Air Transport provides Basic Training Course or Basic Examinations for acquiring Aircraft Maintenance Licence (AML) for Category B1.1.
Privileges of Category B1.1 Licensed Personnel
A Category B1 Aircraft Maintenance Licence (AML) shall permit the holder to issue Certificates of Release to Service (CRS) and to act as B1 Support Staff following:
— maintenance performed on Aircraft Structure, Powerplant and Mechanical and Electrical Systems,
— work on Avionic systems requiring only simple tests to prove their serviceability and not requiring troubleshooting.
Category B1.1 includes the A1 Sub-Category privileges.
Basic Knowledge requirements
The knowledge training element is covering the subject matter for a Category B1.1 AML as specified in Commission Regulation (EC) 1321/2014,
Annex III (Part-66), Appendix I.
The AML Category B1.1 Basic Training is subdivided into the following Modules of knowledge:
Module 1. Mathematics
Module 2. Physics
Module 3. Electrical fundamentals
Module 4. Electronic fundamentals
Module 5. Digital Techniques Electronic Instrument Systems
Module 6. Materials and Hardware
Module 7. Maintenance Practices
Module 8. Basic Aerodynamics
Module 9. Human Factors
Module 10. Aviation Legislation
Module 11A. Turbine Aeroplane Aerodynamics, Structures and Systems
Module 15. Gas Turbine Engine
Module 17. Propeller
Basic Examination requirements
The Basic Examinations are in accordance with the requirements of Commission Regulation (EC) 1321/2014, Annex III (Part-66), Appendix II.
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Essay Questions are used to evaluate the students’ knowledge for the applicable Modules.
Basic Experience requirements
There are two options to obtain a Category B1.1 AML:
Option 1 – To complete a full Basic Training Course approved in accordance with Annex IV (Part-147).
If this option is used, the required practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft is 2 years.
Option 2 – To pass successfully Basic Examinations on the applicable Modules only.
If this option is used, the required practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft is:
– 3 years if the applicant has a previous training considered relevant by the competent authority as a Skilled Worker
– 5 years if the applicant has no previous relevant technical training
The Institute of Air Transport offers:
approved in accordance with Annex IV (Part-147)
Short Courses to prepare for Part-66 Basic Examinations
Sofia Flight Training offers:
- European certificate, recognized in all countries (Certificate of Recognition EASA Form 148);
- Programs developed in accordance with European regulations (Part-66) and the best practices of the aviation industry;
• Qualified and experienced instructors;
- Well-equipped training facilities.
Sofia Flight Training has modern practice workshops:
- Avionics Workshop;
• Mechanical Workshop;
• Standard Practices Workshop;
• Structure Workshop.
All workshops are designed, built and fully equipped according to the standards of Lufthansa Technik Sofia. All tools are original and authentic.
- Completed secondary education;
- Student should be able to read, write and communicate at an understandable level in English language.
Forms of training (Training programs)
SFT provides three forms of Part 66 training / examination:
- Full Part 66 Basic Training– the training includes theoretical training, practical training in SFT’s workshops and practical training in real working environment for aircraft maintenance as well as exams and assessment.
- Short preparatory courses for Part 66 Basic Examination (sitting)
- Part 66 Basic Examinations