Independent Technical Evaluation
Goshawk is recognised as subject matter expert and competent to provide Independent Technical Evaluator (ITE) services across a range of disciplines.
Within the defence aviation sector, the use of competent ITEs is a regulatory requirement (MAA Regulatory Article 1220 refers) and is regarded as a vital means of ensuring safety. Goshawk provides ITE services across a range of manned and unmanned air systems, rotary and fixed wing, air vehicle and propulsion systems within the Military Air systems Certification Process (MACP) and in-service airworthiness and equipment safety management .
Construction and review of certification basis (i.e. TCB)
Scrutiny of adequacy and coherence of Certification Plans (CP) and proposed Means of Compliance (MoC)
Compilation and review of CRI/MCRI submissions, assessment of coherence and voracity of Equivalent Safety Findings (ESF)
Assessment of certification artefacts and Type Certification Expositions (TCE)
Examination of failure investigation evidence and voracity of root cause analysis recommendations
Scrutiny of Design Organisation’s proposal for air and propulsion system modifications
Examination of manufacturer’s Hazard Analysis reports
Examination of manufacturer’s Equipment Safety Assessment Reports (ESARs)