|Monthly Updates: September 2023|
The AAIS Annual General Meeting will be held in person on 20 October (Friday) from 9.30am to 11.00am at the WingsOverAsia Lounge in Seletar.
This is an election year for the AAIS Management Committee. Details regarding nominations for this committee have been disseminated to eligible Main and Alternate representatives of member companies. Do note that only Charter and Ordinary Members of AAIS can nominate candidates for election.
Please email the completed nomination form to Ms Stephanie Lo (email@example.com) and RSVP to attend the AGM by 5 October 2023, 12PM. Should the Main and Alternate representatives be unavailable, a proxy can be nominated.
Welcome to Our New AAIS Member
Join us in welcoming our latest members: Metall-Treat Industries Pte Ltd (Associate) and SGP Global Private Limited (Associate).
Metall-Treat's principal activities are in surface treatment and coating services. This includes Zn & Mg Phosphating, EN Plating, Silver Plating, Xylan/ Molykote & Black Oxide Coatings and more. The strength of the company lies in our ability to provide reliable and quality surface treatment and coating services to the oil & gas and aerospace industries.
SGP Global works with partners to fund, manage and execute projects to operate and maintain plants. We have a track record in upgrading, O&M of wastewater treatment plants on a BOOT/TOOT business model, and installing solar facilities. We can provide comprehensive environmental solutions to factories in the aerospace industry.
Singapore Pavilion at MRO Asia-Pacific 2023
MRO Asia-Pacific 2023 will be taking place next week - from 26 to 28 September 2023 - at Singapore Expo.
The Conference segment, taking place on Day 1 and 2, will feature experts and senior industry professionals. The exhibition, taking place on Day 2 and 3, will feature innovative MRO tools and technologies and solution providers with their latest and best products and services. Please note the dates and times below.
Tuesday, 26 September
09:30 - 17:45
Wednesday, 27 September
09:30 - 13:15
Wednesday, 27 September
10:30 – 17:30
Thursday, 28 September
09:30 – 15:00
Members are invited to join us for networking hour on Wednesday 27 September from 3pm to 4pm at the AAIS Booth (908). Connect and find out about the diverse capabilities in our MRO APAC 2023 Singapore Pavilion!
Singapore Pavilion Exhibitors at MRO Asia-Pacific 2023
- ACME Manufacturing Company Pte Ltd (Booth 822)
- Applied Total Control Treatment Pte Ltd (Booth 910)
- Assa Abloy Entrance Systems Singapore Pte Ltd (Booth 914)
- ATEQ Singapore Pte Ltd (Booth 704)
- Auxitrol Weston (S) Pte Ltd (Booth 915)
- Aviation Partner & Consulting Pte Ltd (Booth 702)
- Ban Chu Leong Technologies Pte Ltd (Booth 810)
- Bollore Logistics Singapore Pte Ltd (Booth 814)
- CF Global Technologies Pte Ltd (Booth 916)
- Coway Engineering & Marketing Pte Ltd (Booth 808)
- CW Aero Services Pte Ltd (Booth 802)
- Fluke South East Asia Pte Ltd (Booth 924)
- Hypercoat Enterprises Pte Ltd (Booth 902)
- Prime Aerospace Pte Ltd (Booth 923)
- R.I.S.E Aerospace Pte Ltd (Booth 801)
- RVI Inspection and Equipment Pte Ltd (Booth 913)
- Sanxing Pte Ltd (Booth 901)
- Saservo Pte Ltd (Booth 920)
- Singapore Aero Engine Services Pte Ltd (Booth 921)
- SP Manufacturing Pte Ltd (Booth 909)
- Transfingo Aviation Solutions Pte Ltd (Booth 804)
- Vallen Singapore Pte Ltd (Booth 907)
Join Us in Celebrating 20 Remarkable Years
AAIS is putting together a remarkable celebration, and we'd love to have you with us. Join industry friends for an evening of nostalgic reflection and camaraderie, in celebration of our growing community, heritage and progress.
If you've already reserved your seat, we look forward to seeing you there. If not, do secure your place to be part of this special evening!
AAIS 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner
Date: 9 November 2023 (Thursday)
Time: 6.00pm - 9.30pm
Venue: Grand Ballroom, Singapore Island Country Club
Look forward to the unveiling of our commemorative Singapore aerospace heritage book — a treasure trove of stories that encapsulate our remarkable journey as a collective. Secure your copies with a Pre-order together with your dinner reservations!
Safety Culture Survey Findings Released at Aviation Safety Forum
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) held its annual Aviation Safety Forum on 30 August 2023. At the event, CAAS released findings from the inaugural Singapore Aviation Sector Safety Culture Survey - the first aviation sector-wide longitudinal safety culture survey to monitor and strengthen aviation safety culture in Singapore. The survey results provide aviation companies with insights into how safety is perceived, valued and prioritised by their workers, identify areas for improvement and guide safety enhancement initiatives.
Singapore Aviation Safety Culture Framework
ICCAIA Newsletter, Summer 2023
The latest edition of the ICCAIA newsletter (Summer 2023 issue) provides updates on several important ICAO events, including the ICAO Advanced Air Mobility Study Group, the Industry Consultative Forum on alternative propulsion systems, as well as updates from the Integrated Communication, Navigation, Surveillance and Spectrum (ICNSS) Task Force.
Aerospace Partners' Golf Tournament 2023
The Aerospace Partners’ Golf Tournament co-organised by AAIS was held at Tanah Merah Country Club Tampines Course on 25 August 2023. Despite a delay in tee-off due to unfavourable weather, participants enjoyed a good game through the afternoon. A highlight of the dinner programme was the art auction with participants bidding for unique artworks by CPAS beneficiaries. On behalf of the APGT Organising Committee, we thank all participants, sponsors, donors and volunteers for their generosity and outstanding support. Net proceeds from the event of over $30K will be donated to CPAS. To make further/personal contributions, please visit https://cpas.org.sg/donate/
Understanding Procedural Drift and its Effects
As part of our efforts to raise awareness and promote aviation safety, AAIS organised a seminar on “Understanding Procedural Drift and its Effects” to uncover and discuss the underlying causes and implications of procedural drift in aviation maintenance. Held on 14 August, the session featured Mr Jason Bok, VP Quality & Safety for Commercial Aerospace at ST Engineering Aerospace, who covered factors contributing to procedural drift as well as preventive and corrective actions that can be developed to counter this challenge.
Visit by ROK SMEs and Startups Agency
AAIS was pleased to welcome Mr Park Jeong Yeol, Chief Audit Executive of the Korea SMEs and Startups Agency (KOSME), to Seletar Aerospace Park on 7 September 2023. The visit provided an excellent opportunity to engage in discussions about the recovery of the aviation and aerospace sectors and the ongoing development of Seletar Aerospace Park. Discussions also touched on potential avenues for cooperation with KOSME, and the growing community of Korean SMEs and startups.
eVTOLS: A Revolution in Aerial Mobility?
AAIS supported a webinar held by the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) on 5 September on the development of the electric-powered vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft industry. Chris Leck from RSIS served as the moderator, with panellists including Derek Cheng (Vertical Aerospace), Andrew Cummins (Archer Aviation), Damian Kysely (Skyports Infrastructure), and Prof. James Wang (NTU). The panel collectively envisioned Singapore as a frontrunner in adopting eVTOLs for intra and intercity flights and discussed broader challenges in operations.
|Upcoming Industry Activities|
|Autonomous Aerial Drone Technologies, Capabilities, and Applications|
| Sep 22, 2023|
(2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Discover the latest advancements in autonomous drone control and navigation technologies with this webinar hosted by the Autonomous Technology Innovation Centre at Nanyang Polytechnic and supported by the Singapore UAS Community by AAIS. Get insights on their potential and practical applications, and find out more about the autonomous drone capability and infrastructure available for industry collaboration.
|MRO Asia-Pacific 2023|
| Sep 26 - 28, 2023|
Singapore EXPO Conv...
MRO Asia-Pacific, the region's premier commercial air transport maintenance, repair and overhaul event, is set to return to Singapore in person from 26 to 28 September 2023. Join producer Aviation Week Network and local partner AAIS, as we bring together the most influential aviation MRO industry members to discuss the latest issues and concerns of operators and their service providers and suppliers.
MRO Asia-Pacific 2023 will provide opportunities to expand your network in a uniquely personal environment. The Conference segment will feature experts and senior industry professionals from aviation and aerospace companies. The exhibition will feature innovative MRO tools and technologies and solution providers with their latest and best products and services.
Click on the event page to see registration details and explore possibilities with exhibitors at the Singapore Pavilion!
|AAIS 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner|
|Mark this milestone with us!|
| Nov 9, 2023|
(6:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
Singapore Island Co...
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of AAIS with us at the Singapore Island Country Club. Join us for an evening with fellow industry professionals of the aerospace community. Make memories and mark this milestone with us!
|Global Urban & Advanced Air Summit 2023|
| Sep 27 & 28, 2023|
Marina Bay Sands
For the first time in Asia, the Global Urban & Advanced Air Summit (GUAAS) will be held on 27-28 September 2023, at Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore. Organised by Farnborough International, GUAAS is a comprehensive and high-level two-day Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) and Urban Air Vehicle (UAV) conference. Join industry leaders shaping the future of air travel, gain unique insights, and experience ground-breaking innovations through two days of conference content, knowledge sharing and discussions with leaders from the region, site tours, and live demonstrations.
AAIS members can take advantage of exclusive discounts to attend GUAAS Asia through our dedicated link.
|ASEAN Air Transport Working Group Sustainability Forum|
|4th ASEAN Sustainability Forum|
| Oct 4, 2023|
(1:00 PM - 4:30 PM)
In conjunction with the 48th ASEAN Air Transport Working Group meeting, CAAS is organising the 4th ASEAN Sustainability Forum on the afternoon of 4 Oct 2023, Wednesday. The forum will bring together regulators, industry and international organisations to share experience in decarbonisation measures.
The forum will be conducted in a hybrid format, and CAAS is inviting AAIS members to participate in the Sustainability Forum either in person (subject to a limit of 20 pax in view of the room capacity*) or virtually (online via Zoom).
Interested members are invited to register and indicate your preferred mode of attendance by 26 Sep, 12 noon. Details on the agenda and speakers will be made available soon.
|transport logistic SEA and air cargo SEA 2023|
Marina Bay Sands
The inaugural Southeast Asian edition of transport logistic SEA & air cargo SEA will be taking place from 1 to 3 November 2023 at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre.Organised by Messe München, transport logistic Southeast Asia will bring together leading transportation and logistics service providers, to meet, network and trade with top buyers from the region. air cargo Southeast Asia will be co-located with transport logistic Southeast Asia, and bring together exhibiting companies from the air cargo sector like airlines, airports, forwarding agents, cargo handling companies, express services, logistics providers and others.
The events will also feature a high-level summit where expert speakers will discuss key trends and insightsconcerning the transportation and logistics industry. Business and trade participants can register to attend the exhibition and conference sessions for free. Pre-registration is recommended.
|AAIS Professional Development Courses|
Masterclass in Thermal Spray: Application for Engineering Solutions
Date: 25 September 2023
Type: Classroom Training
This masterclass offers a comprehensive review of the fundamentals and evolution of the thermal spray process, empowering participants to solve complex thermal spray issues in a systematic and practical manner. It highlights emerging applications across different industries.
Introduction to the Aerospace Industry
Date: 12 & 13 October 2023
Type: Hybrid Classroom Training
This course provides an overview of the Aerospace industry, covering its key players, growth prospects, trends, regulations, and significance in Singapore. It's suitable for companies, government officers, and individuals interested in understanding the aerospace industry in Singapore and beyond.
Human Factors and Error Management
Date: 6 October 2023
Type: Classroom Training
This one-day course will provide participants with an understanding of the human factors that affect performance in aerospace maintenance, as well as strategies and actions to reduce human errors in maintenance tasks. It is most suitable for new hires and/or as a refresher course for employees.
Drone Security Training Course Bundle
(2-6 weeks to complete all 3 courses)
Type: On-demand learning
This course addresses important issues of governance, regulation, and security that governments, investors, and organisations need to be aware of in using drones. Suitable for professionals and individuals looking to upskill, or hobbyists looking to understand the full range of drone technologies.
AAIS was thrilled to unveil our refreshed logo alongside members, reflecting our values, vision and collective aspirations in July this year. We encourage you to display your membership with us by placing the AAIS Member logo on your company website and other relevant business materials.
Please download the following zip folder containing all the versions in high-res.
Runway 21 Serviced Office
Managed by AAIS, our Serviced Office located in Seletar Aerospace Park provides aerospace start-ups and new-to-Singapore businesses with crucial and relevant support in the early stages of development.
To find out more about available office spaces, services offered and rates, please contact our Business Concierge at +65 6262 5336 or via email at JTCA2bookings@aais.org.sg.