thorough understanding of the Maintenance Annex Guidance change 8 

EU-US Safety Agreement


This course provides delegates with an understanding of  the EU-US Safety Agreement structure and content with a focus on the Maintenance Annex Guidance change 8. 

Training, Examination and Certificate

EU-US BASA and MAG Change 8

Relevant and comprehensive syllabus.

Training videos and voice overs

Innovative training ressourses.

Comprehensive and sound content

Adjusted to the learning objectives.


Recognises your learning achievements.

Verifiable Certificate

Verify your certificate using a QR code.

Direct contact with the instructor

And discussion forums available.

learn beyond

Explore the requirements of the Agreement between the USA and the EU on cooperation in the regulation of civil aviation safety.


online examination

Ideal for aviation professionals who would like to recognise their learning achievements.  

With focus on the Maintenance Annex Guidance Change 8

The MAG is the general term for the document whose official title is “Maintenance Annex Guidance Between the Federal Aviation Administration for the United States of America and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency for the European Union.”

Course Key Topics

  • Regulation Structure of the EU-US Safety Agreement  and MAG.
  • Key Definitions.
  • Bilateral Agreement Overview.
  • Maintenance Annex Guidance (MAG) Structure.
  • Section A – Authority Interaction.
  • Section C – Certification Process for EU-based Approved Maintenance Organizations.
  • Content of FAA Supplement to the MOE.
  • Certificate and operations specification (OpSpec).
  • Examination and Certificate.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the regulatory basis of the EU-US Safety Agreement
  • Understand the structure and content of the Maintenance Annex Guidance (MAG)
  • Understand the special conditions that your organization must meet in order to develop work on USA aircraft and components. 
  • Understand the  initial and renewal certification process for EU-based approved maintenance organizations
  • Gain an understanding of the application and approval process  
  • Understand how to prepare the process for Change or Amendment to the Approval 
  • Understand the process of developing the FAA supplement for the MOE 
  • Gain a practical grasp of detail required for the FAA MOE supplement 
  • Understand the Certificate and operations specification (OpSpec)
  • Understand how to prepare for the AA audit and FAA sampling inspection

Course Overview

  • Provides delegates with an understanding of the EU-US Safety Agreement – Maintenance Annex Guidance (MAG)  with a focus on the MAG change 8.
  • Will explain the   initial and renewal  certification process for EU-based approved maintenance organizations and will help delegates prepare themselves for demonstrating compliance.
  • Will give a practical grasp of the FAA MOE supplement and Certificate and operations specification (OpSpec).

Who is this course for

This course is suitable for individuals working in, or with oversight of, Continuing Airworthiness activities such as aircraft maintenance either as part of an AMO, CAMO, or AOC. Tangible benefits have been identified by employees of Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul approval holders, Maintenance organizations, Operators, and Regulatory staff from National Aviation Authorities (NAAs).

With highly qualified consultants, trainers and auditors as well as appropriate support, we aim at long-term TRAINING, safety and quality management gains for your company.

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Offices Malta

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B’Kara Bypass, Birkirkara, Malta 

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