Identification and Assessment of Damage to Composite Aircraft Structures Training Document
- Aerospace Standard
Module 1 is the Composite Awareness curriculum, independent of the application.
Module 2 is the Initial Inspection and Damage Mapping curriculum.
Module 3 is the Special Inspection Tools curriculum.
Module 4 is the Reporting, Recording, and Assessment curriculum.
Many of the individuals working around composite aircraft may have little or no specific training or familiarity with composites and their differences from metals. This creates an opportunity for a common human factor “Lack of Knowledge” to affect their decisions and actions when reporting or investigating an aircraft damage event.
Experience with previous aircraft may lead to human factors “Complacency” and “Norms” which may prevent individuals from taking the actions necessary to properly address composite structure.
Individuals lacking proper training may not have the assertiveness to assess and report damage while operating under the stress, pressure, and fatigue common in the airline industry.
Incomplete reporting of composite damage leads to more iterations and time in damage assessment process.
Data Sets - Support Documents
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|Table 1||Outline for composite awareness|
|Table 2||Outline for initial inspection and damage mapping|
|Table 3||Outline for special inspection tools|
|Table 4||Outline for reporting, recording, and assessment|
Scope: The charter of the ATA/IATA/SAE Commercial Aircraft Composite Repair Committee (CACRC) is to develop and improve maintenance, inspection and repair of commercial aircraft composite structure and components. The seven CACRC task groups are: Repair Materials, Repair Techniques, Analytical Repair Techniques, Design, Inspection, Training and Airline Inspection & Repair Conditions.No copyrighted material may be posted in this forum. SAE is not liable for opinions expressed or information posted to this forum. All information posted becomes the property of SAE.