Comitted to Air Safety - International Federation of Airworthiness
Nothing is more international than civil air transport; air safety and airworthiness
standards demand a high degree of international, as well as national, attention from all
those organisations, which have a part to play and a contribution to make.
The International Federation of Airworthiness (IFA) is an organisation dedicated to
improving aviation safety by increasing international communication awareness and
co-operation on all aspects of airworthiness particularly Continuing Airworthiness.
IFA started from the International Federation of Aircraft Technology and Engineering,
founded in the mid 1960's and adopted its present title in 1975.
Membership is open to corporate organisations and aviation professionals, with over 100
|Aircraft Leasing Companies
|Air Transport Operators
|International Air Safety Organisations
||Professional Aeronautical Societies
||Colleges and Universities
Promoting world-wide co-operation on airworthiness and continuing airworthiness issues
including regulation and the sharing of experience to improve aviation safety.
(i) IFA has a written constitution within which it operates, with
nominated trustees, which enables IFA to be registered as a non-profit making, charitable
institution under English law.
(ii) Ultimate authority over IFA's affairs is vested in the Annual
General Meeting, attended by representatives of the Corporate Members of IFA, who have
(iii) Future policies of IFA are guided by an Executive Council, the
members of which are elected at Annual General Meetings.
(iv) The Executive Council is supported by a permanent secretariat,
headed by a Director, who conducts the day-to-day business of the Federation.
(v) The officers include a President, the Chairman of the Executive
Council, the Executive Director, Director/Treasurer, Director Membership & Publicity
and such Vice Presidents and other officers as the Executive Council may appoint.
(vi) The Technical Committee provides advice to the Executive Council
and members on detailed technical considerations. By holding regular meetings, it also
provides a forum for members to review and discuss topics of mutual interest and concern.
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