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DGCA:Turkey and Brazil Signed an MoU for Mutual Recognition of Airworthiness Processes…

20 Sep 2018
At the ICAO World Aviation Forum, Turkey and Brazil signed a memorandum of understanding with regard to mutual recognition of airworthiness procedures and for the development of cooperation in aviation.
Meeting as part of the ICAO World Aviation Forum (IWAF/4) organized by the International Civil Aviation Organization in Brazil on September 17-19, civil aviation authorities from Turkey and Brazil signed a comprehensive agreement ofcooperation on various aspects of civil aviation.
The MoU signed by ANAC Director José Ricardo Pataro Botelho de Queiroz and DGCA (SHGM) Deputy Director General Can Erel provides a basis for mutual recognition of airworthiness procedures of the two countries, and expedited approvals for products certificated by the relevant authorities.
The agreement calls for cooperation in initial and continued airworthiness procedures for aviation products as well as in the sharing and usage of data and information, which involves mutual visits and trainings to facilitate information sharing on professionals, organizations, and regulations. 
Accordingly, certification experts from the aircraft manufacturers of the two countries will convene in a joint workshop in Turkey in the first quarter of 2019 to share information, experience and lessons learned in aircraft certification procedures in Brazil.
The memorandum of understanding also called for cooperation in aviation safety, as well as plans to enhance communications.
Istanbul New Airport Presented at IWAF/4…
Organized under the theme of “Promoting Investment for Aviation Development”, the World Aviation Forum saw a presentation of the Istanbul New Airport for ICAO member states.
Delivered by Melih Mengü, Deputy General Manager of IGA, the presentation on the Istanbul New Airport involved an overview of the opportunities and challenges presented by aviation infrastructure investments, the investment process of the project, and the parties approach to the undertaking. In his speech, Mengü drew attention to the level of cooperation achieved with the civil aviation authority DGCA , General Directorate of State Airports Administration (DHMİ) , and Turkey’s flagship carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) for Turkey’s most important infrastructure project, and noted that the Istanbul New Airport, which will be inaugurated in a ceremony on the Republic Day on October 29, 2018, was a major achievement made possible by the efforts of all stakeholders working in harmony.