The primary specification that controls how we operate the NDT Department is NAS 410 (National Aerospace Standard). This standard states in paragraphs:

• Purpose This standard establishes the minimum requirements for the qualification and certification of personnel performing nondestructive testing (NDT), nondestructive inspection (NDI), or nondestructive evaluation (NDE) in the aerospace manufacturing, service, maintenance, and overhaul industries. This is a straight forward statement that does not have any ambiguities. We must meet the minimum requirements.
The common methods used in our area of expertise of propeller repair and overhaul are:

Liquid Penetrant (PT)
Magnetic Particle (MT)
Eddy Current (ET)

We provide NDT Level 3 oversight, training, testing and qualification in all 3 of these methods.

Paragraph 3.10 Examiner – A Level 3 certified to this standard and designated by the Responsible Level 3 to administer all or part of the qualification process in the NDT method(s) in which the Examiner is certified.
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Paragraph 3.13 Formal Training – An organized and documented program of learning activities designed to impart the knowledge and skills necessary to be qualified to this standard. Formal training may be a mix of classroom, practical and programmed self-instruction as approved by the Responsible Level 3 or Examiner.
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Paragraph 3.16 Instructor – An individual designated or approved by the Responsible Level 3 or Examiner to provide training for NDT personnel. Do you have documentation for the person fulfilling this position for your company?

Paragraph 3.24 Outside Agency – An independent company or organization outside the employer who provides NDT services to implement the requirements of this standard, such as training and examination of NDT personnel. Consultants and self-employed individuals are included in this definition.

Paragraph 3.29 Responsible Level 3 – A Level 3 designated by the employer with the responsibility and authority to ensure that the requirements of this standard are met and to act on behalf of the employer.
These are the services we provide. We are here to help you comply with these requirements.

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