HeliWest Group CEO Alan Bailey and Avtrac MD Paul Carey go way back in history – as fellow apprentices at Jandakot Airport in the early 80’s.
Allan approached Avtrac over some compliance issues and ordered an audit of their Maintenance Control section. PC went and did a line-by-line AMP audit of their software system, and found despite great compliance – some weak areas were identified and a suggestion to move to Part 42 Standard was welcomed by all staff.
A mentoring session was organised in the board room, and a demonstration of the Avtrac System and other Part 42 concepts was given by PC and IATA Airline auditor Barry Maunder. Now the concept has been embedded into general policy, HeliWest staff can make the transition to better formal documentation of all aspects of maintenance control at a higher standard.