A real Quote : "Strange - Everybody loves you until you become competition - Louis Smit"

A fine Quote : "There is no pleasure like being envied on mass scale....."


Open Sky Aircraft Technical Training is a aviation technical training centre for AME's in South Africa - SACAA Approval - ATTC 041 


Vision:

To be recognised as one of South Africa's world class aviation technical training provider for the Aircraft Maintenance industry in accordance with South African Civil Aviation regulations and South African Civil Aviation Technical Standards.


Mission:

To provide accredited, cost effective and efficient training of technical personnel for the South African Aviation Maintenance industry according to the needs and requirements of our customers being SACAA approved Aircraft Maintenance Organisations (AMO’s) and individuals being SACAA approved Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AME’s), in  a well-equipped nationally accredited SACAA  Aircraft Technical Training facility.




About Us:

Open Sky Aircraft Technical Training is a South African Civil Aviation Authority Part 141 Aviation Technical Training Centre located in Gauteng - South Africa. We are a full service aviation technical training centre that combines professional instruction with a corporate commitment to meet your AMO & Individual training and type rating needs. We offer Non Type Courses and recurrent training. We also have the ability to travel away for Training with professional SACAA/TETA approved instructors. 




                           


Aviation Quotes:  "Engine Failure: A condition which occurs when all fuel tanks mysteriously become filled with air."

"What is that mountain goat doing way up here in the clouds?"

"The strength of the turbulence is directly proportional to the temperature of your coffee"
  "When the weight of the paper equals the weight of the airplane, only then you can go flying."

"If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of 22, it would have changed the history of  music... and of aviation."

"If something hasn't broken on your helicopter....its about to!"

"Aviation is not so much a profession - Its a disease"
"I know there is a lot of money in Aviation because I put it there"

"Flying is not dangerous, crashing is what is dangerous!"


FUNNY AIRCRAFT SNAGS

P = The problem logged by the pilot.
S = The solution logged by the mechanic.

P: Left inside main tire almost needs replacement.
S: Almost replaced left inside main tire.

P: Test flight OK, except auto-land very rough.
S: Auto-land not installed on this aircraft.

P: No. 2 propeller seeping prop fluid.
S: No. 2 propeller seepage normal. Nos. 1, 3 and 4 propellers lack normal seepage.

P: Something loose in cockpit.
S: Something tightened in cockpit.

P: Dead bugs on windshield.
S: Live bugs on backorder.

P: Autopilot in "altitude-hold" mode produces a 200-fpm descent.
S: Cannot reproduce problem on ground.

P: Evidence of leak on right main landing gear.
S: Evidence removed.

P: DME volume unbelievably loud.
S: DME volume set to more believable level.

P: Friction locks cause throttle levers to stick.
S: That's what they're there for!

P: Transponder inoperative.
S: Transponder always inoperative in OFF mode.

P: The T/C ball seemed stuck in the middle during my last turn.
S: Congratulations! You've just made your first coordinated turn.

P: Suspected crack in windscreen.
S: Suspect you're right.

P: Number 3 engine missing.
S: Engine found on right wing after brief search.

P: Aircraft handles funny.
S: Aircraft warned to straighten up, fly right, and be serious.

P: Radar hums.
S: Reprogrammed radar with words.

P: Mouse in cockpit.
S: Cat installed.

P: Radio switches stick
S: Peanut butter no longer served to flight crew

P: Screaming sound in cabin at start-up
S: Company accountant deplaned

P: Funny smell in cockpit
S: Pilot told to change cologne

P: Aircraft 2,400 lbs over max weight
S: Aircraft put on diet of 92 octane

P: #3 engine knocks at idle
S: #3 engine let in for a few beers

P: #3 engine runs like it's sick
S: #3 engine diagnosed with hangover

P: Brakes howl on application
S: Don't step on 'em so hard!

P: Radio sounds like a squealing pig
S: Removed pig from radio. BBQ behind hangar tomorrow

P: First class cabin floor has a squeak
S: Co-pilot told not to play with toddler toys in cabin anymore

P: Electrical governor is broke
S: Paid off governor's debt to Jimmy "The Fish" Galvano



                                                                                             


Why do we do what we do?

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Who are our clients?

  
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To provide accredited, cost effective and efficient training of technical personnel for the South African Aviation Maintenance industry according to the needs and requirements of our customers being SACAA approved Aircraft Maintenance Organisations (AMO’s) and individuals being SACAA approved Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AME’s), in  a well-equipped nationally accredited SACAA Aircraft Technical Training Facility.

EAST LONDON/ BISHO Branches to open soon!

Contact Us

 

CEO/Accountable Manager

Mr.Louis Smit

Email:   smitforce@gmail.com
Phone:  +27839694656

Fax:      +27862369447


13 Petreastreet,

Atlasville

Boksburg

1459

Gauteng
South Africa

Courses for AME's
Description:
Please contact us via email to require about course fees and scheduled dates.
We only train fully qualified Aircraft tradesmen - Aircraft Mechanics, Aircraft Structures, Aircraft Electrical, Aircraft Avionics, Aircraft Engine Techs  etc.
Aviation Procedures Manuals - Technical Writing
Description:
Open Sky is able to assist with the creation and Technical Writing of all procedures manuals.