Fuel Tank Safety (Phases 1 and 2)

Specialised Training Course

Overview of Rulemaking in regards of the Fuel Tank Safety. Awareness of Critical Design Configuration Control Limitations (CDCCL).





  • Language: English
  • Duration: 1 days

Course Objectives

The course aims to fulfil the following pedagogical objectives:

  • Be aware of the history, the theoretical and practical elements of the subject, such as but not limited to accidents investigation and their conclusions involving fuel tank safety.
  • Have thorough knowledge as to how the above items affect the aircraft in the scope of the activity of the organization or in the fleet.
  • Be able to define fuel characteristics and know how to reduce the risk of a fuel tank explosion.
  • Be familiar with the basic elements of the fuel tank safety issues.
  • Be able to give a detailed description of the concept of CDCCL, Airworthiness Limitations Items (ALI) and using theoretical fundamentals and specific examples.
  • Have the capacity to combine and apply the separate elements of knowledge in a logical and comprehensive manner.
  • Update on the fuel tank flammability reduction system.

Course Curriculum

  • The course is designed to satisfy the Phases 1 and 2 training requirements of ED Decisions 2009/ 006R, /007R and /008R
  • History on Fuel Tank incidents
  • Description of theoretical and practical background of elements involved, which led to these incidents
  • Overview of the Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) 88 and EASA Decisions 2009/ 006R-/ 007R-/ 008R
  • Detailed description of the concept of the Fuel Tank Safety Limitation and Critical Design Configuration Control Limitations
  • Detailed description of the “On Board Inert Gas Generating System” (OBBIGS)  -Nitrogen Generating System

Duration, Date and Location

Duration: 1 days
Location: Bern or Online

Suitable For

  • Part-145

Personnel carrying out maintenance tasks on aircraft or components classified as Fuel Tank Safety items, support staff and certifying staff, staff involved in developing procedures, Management, Quality Personnel and Auditors, personnel in charge of stores

  • Part-CAMO

Personnel required by CAMO.A.305 and CAMO.A.310 such as Nominated Person Continuing Airworthiness, Continuing Airworthiness Staff of the Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation, Airworthiness Review Staff, Quality Personnel and Auditors

  • Competent Authority Members


It is suitable for any person even if without any previous experience or knowledge into this field.

Knowledge of English language is required due the fact all training activities and training materials are in English language.

Complication with EASA Regulation of

Commission Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014 of 26 November 2014. Appendix IV to AMC 145.A.30(e) and 145.B.10(3) and Appendix III to AMC4 CAMO.A.305(g) — Fuel Tank Safety Training