Continuous Professional Development

EASN & GMI Aero CPD Seminar on
Bonded Composite Repair of Aircraft Structures:
Contemporary Challenges and Latest Innovations

18th-20th of June 2019, Paris, France

Programme Content

The recent venue of all - composite fuselage aircraft (A350 – B787), together with the expansion of older aircraft fleets, introduces new requirements in bonded composite repair. These contemporary repair challenges and the latest innovations in equipment and methodologies to address them, will be the subject of a 2-Day CPD Seminar, organized by EASN Association in cooperation with GMI Aero, the lead European composite repair equipment manufacturer.

Key Benefits

Experienced industrial personnel, together with academic experts, will provide an insight of recent R&I developments and critical issues in the field of bonded composite repair, ensuring that seminar participants acquire a full “process understanding”, including a demonstration workshop, to support reliable application of bonded repairs, even on Class I (safety critical) structures.

Key Note Speakers

Two key-note speeches will be presented by experienced engineers from major aircraft manufacturers and MROs.

Agenda

Day 1: Tuesday, June 18th 2019

Time Subject Instructor
08:30-09:00 REGISTRATION
09:00-09:45 Aircraft Composite Repair – Evolution and Challenges Roland Chemama
09:50-10:35 Main composite repair types and application procedures George Kanterakis
10:35-11:00 Coffee Break – Networking
11:00-12:00 Certification Issues related to Aircraft Bonded Composite Repairs (followed by Q&A session) Senior Expert from Industry or EASA (TBA)
12:00-12:45 Numerical design and virtual testing of bonded composite repairs Konstantinos Tserpes
12:45-14:00 Lunch Break - Networking
14:00-14:45 Basic composite repair equipment – Description & Demo Konstantinos Kitsianos
15:00-15:45 Composite repair advanced solutions & innovations George Kanterakis
16:00-16:45 Complex Composite Repair Case studies Konstantinos Kitsianos
16:45-17:30 Q&A Session – Open Discussion All
21:00 Official CPD Seminar Dinner All

 

Day 2: Wednesday, June 19th 2019

Time Subject Instructor
09:00-09:45 Bondline quality challenges and inspection methods Kai Brune
09:45-10:30 NDT of bonded composite repairs Kai Brune
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break – Networking
11:00-12:00 Commercial challenges and trends in Bonded Composite Repairs of Commercial Aircraft (followed by Q&A session) Senior Expert from Aircraft Manufacturing or MRO (TBA)
12:00-13:30 Lunch Break – Networking
13:30-14:15 Mechanical Testing of Bonded Composite Repairs Konstantinos Tserpes
14:15-15:00 The effect of pre-bond contamination and ageing on the strength of the bondline Konstantinos Tserpes
15:00-15:45 SHM of bonded composite repairs George Kanterakis
15:45-17:00 Q&A Session – Closing Remarks All

 

Day 3 (Optional): Thursday, June 20th 2019

Time Subject
10:00-16:00 Visit to selected Aeronautical Stakeholders, Cleansky 2 etc.

Certification

The participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance highlighted by the added value of the EASN Association quality label.

Techical Visit

Participants will have the opportunity to join an optional visit to Le Bourget Air Show on a Date reserved for Professionals (20/6).

Fees

EASN members 500 €
Non-EASN members 600 €
Students 350 €

Amounts are VAT excl. (A VAT Reverse charge invoice will be issued once a valid EU business VAT Number is provided. In all other cases, 21% VAT will be added to the invoice).

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Belgium
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