Airworthiness & Maintenance

What is Airworthiness & Maintenance?

The Airworthiness & Maintenance Specialist Group (A&MSG) is concerned with all aspects of airworthiness and maintenance as illustrated in the chart below:


Objectives of the Airworthiness & Maintenance Group

The Group's mandate is to provide inspiration and leadership strategies for the aerospace industry to consider. Its membership is drawn from both the civil and military sectors of the industry, and its activities are steered and managed by the A&MSG Committee.

A copy of the group’s Terms of Reference may be viewed here.


Through conferences, workshops, lectures, and other activities, the group considers significant developments in airworthiness and maintenance, in order to stimulate debates, and facilitate action on key issues while reflecting the constant innovation and progress within the industry.  

Get In Touch

If you specialise in this field, or wish to find our more, explore our additional resources below. To get involved with the activities of the Group please contact the Chairperson by contacting 

Useful Information


Air Accident Investigations Branch

Association of Licensed Aircraft Engineers

Aviation and Maritime Confidential Incident Reporting

Civil Aviation Authority

EASA Regulations

Federal Aviation Administration

ICAO Safety

International Federation of Airworthiness

National Transportation Safety Board

Skybrary Airworthiness Page

UK Military Aviation Authority

UK Flight Safety Committee


Chair: Daniel Olufisan IEng MRAeS

Daniel is a consultant specialising in the continuing airworthiness and maintenance management of aircraft. He is an Incorporated Engineer with the UK Engineering Council; UK’s regulatory body for the engineering profession. He is also a Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) and the current Chairman of the society's Airworthiness and Maintenance Specialist Group (A&MSG). Furthermore, he is an elected member of the society's council, and a representative of the society on the board of the International Federation of Airworthiness (IFA).

Daniel first became involved with the continuing airworthiness sector in 2003, during an undergraduate internship with Bellview Airlines (Nig.). As an intern he was exposed to a broad range of activities including line maintenance, continuing airworthiness management, and the procurement of parts and spares for the airline’s fleet of B737-200/JT8D aircraft. Following his undergraduate studies, he got involved with an aviation events firm where his role was to plan and organise aviation seminars. He later pursued and completed a Masters degree in Aerospace Engineering with Distinction at the University of Salford, before joining Eastern Airways (UK) in 2008 as a technical records and maintenance planning engineer for the airline’s fleet of BAe Jetstream 4100/TPE331-14 and SAAB 2000/AE2100 aircraft. In 2009, he took up the post of Aircraft Engineering Lecturer with the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) Perth College, where he spent over 3 years and held a number of module and programme leadership roles. He was also actively involved with the initial accreditation of the University’s BEng(Hons) programme in Aircraft Engineering by the Royal Aeronautical Society.

Daniel is currently the training director, and principal airworthiness consultant at Wing Engineering Limited. He is a highly proficient and enthusiastic professional.