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International Military Airworthiness Regulation Conference Presentations

Conference Program PDF-40KB

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Day 1
Day 1    
Role and Organisation

AVM Catherine Roberts

Head of Aerospace Systems Division (HASD) Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group Department of Defence, Australia

Why a Conference on ‘International’ Military Regulation? PDF-1000KB

WGCDR Jason Dean

DASA, Department of Defence, Australia

Overview of the EMAR/DASR Airworthiness Structure and Terminology PDF-647KB

Colonel L.W.T. (Lou) Hermens

Head Staff Division Quality & Legal Affairs Military Aviation Authority, Netherlands The Significance of a Common Regulatory Framework for Military Aviation Safety; Are we ready to exploit the benefits? PDF-1821KB
Mr. Juan Sebastian Montero Chief Engineer
Airbus Military, Spain
Difficulties Faced by Airbus Defence and Space During the
KC30 Tanker Program

Mr. André Pelchat

Director - Technical Airworthiness and Engineering Support (DTAES)
Department of National Defence/ Government of Canada
Evaluation of the Department of National Defence/ Canadian Armed Forces (DND/CAF) Airworthiness Programme PDF-602KB

Mr. Richard Duriez

Defence Investment International Staff NATO HQ NATO Airworthiness Policy: Towards the NATO Total Aviation System approach PDF-803KB
CDRE David Childs Head of Regulation and Certification UKMAA Benefits of Mutual Recognition in Support of the Typhoon Programme PDF-6349KB
Dr. Yoshiyuki Kobayashi Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Agency (ATLA) Ministry of Defense, Japan Overview and Challenge of the JMOD Airworthiness Certification PDF-2187KB
Brig Gen Giorgio Orsini Air Armaments Directorate and for Airworthiness Italian Ministry of Defence ITA MAA journey through EMAR Implementation PDF-5404KB
Colonel Stéphane Copéret Head of Airworthiness Rule Making
Airworthiness Management
Airworthiness in State’s aviation France: 10 years of experience Lessons learned & Feedback PDF-1764KB
Mr. James McLeod Chief Engineer Rolls-Royce Harmonised International Military Airworthiness Regulation – an engine maker’s view PDF-813KB
Mr. Malcolm Benfer Vice President Capability Capability Airbus Group Australia Pacific "Into the Future” - The Airbus Group Asia Pacific Journey So Far PDF-1648KB


Day 2
Day 2    
Role and Organisation

Major General Dr Ansgar Rieks

Director General Military Aviation Authority, Germany

Implementation of European Military Airworthiness Requirements (EMAR) in the German Armed Forces PDF-2350KB

Mr. Luis Dávila Ponce de León Lopez

INTA Head of Airworthiness Aircraft and Armament dept. Madrid (Spain) International Collaboration in Certification Programs PDF-1040KB

Dr. Stephen Cook

Office of Independent Airworthiness
Northrop Grumman
Improving Military Airworthiness through Engagement and Collaboration PDF-1997KB
AIRCDRE Geoff Harland Commander Air Force Training Group (AFTG) AFTG, Department of Defence, Australia A Military Air Operator’s View PDF-391KB

Mr. Gareth Dyer

Chief Executive and Head of Design GVH Aerospace – Nova Group A Niche Organisation's Perspective PDF-426KB
LTCOL Ahmad Junaidi Saleh Head of Aircraft Airworthiness TNI-AU
Information sharing and outcomes of Joint Working Group and the future of TNI-AU regulations PDF-909KB
GPCAPT Peter Griffin Chief Engineer & Technical Airworthiness Authority (CENG/TAA) Directorate of Engineering and Technical Airworthiness (DETA) Royal New Zealand Air Force The EMARs Journey for the NZDF PDF-882KB
GPCAPT Joseph Medved Director Aviation Engineering
DASA, Department of Defence, Australia
Australian Adoption of EMAR and Benefits PDF-1393KB
Mr. Stephen Hudson Chief Engineer Boeing Defence Australia Boeing Embrace ADF Aviation Safety Regulation Changes PDF-3176KB
Mr. Andrew Chapman Head of Engineering - Aerospace BAE Systems, Australia Organisational Benefits Offered by Regulatory Alignment PDF-1423KB
Mr. Dave Cripps Deputy Director of Aviation Engineering
Aviation Engineering Directorate US Army
Collaboration in Airworthiness - The United States National Airworthiness Council (NAC) PDF-1380KB
Mr. Bob Simmons Director Baines Simmons Ltd, UK

Implementation of a New Regulatory System and National Cultural Impacts That Need to be Considered PDF-954KB

Further information was provided by Mr Bob Simmons in the form of published papers during his presentation. Parties interested in viewing the papers can contact Baines and Simmons on

FLTLT Leon Purton Mutual Recognition DASA, Department of Defence, Australia Translating Airworthiness Frameworks; the Complexity of Recognition PDF-2999KB