surace-cvPERSONAL DETAILS
Name: Francesco SURACE
Date of Birth: November 2nd, 1958
Nationality: Italian
Marital Status: Divorced , two sons
Driving Licence: Italian/European License
Pilot Licence: EASA FCL PPL License
Certfying Staff: EASA Part 66 A/C License
Tel/fax +39 0965 26838 Mobile +39 360 842224
E-mail: francescosurace1@gmail.com or francesco_surace@tin.it
Certified e-mail: francesco.surace@ingpec.eu

EDUCATION
June 1976 Liceo Scientifico “Leonardo Da Vinci” – Reggio Calabria, Italy High school leaving qualification; vote 60/60.
July 1982 Politecnico di Torino – Turin, Italy
Graduated as Aeronautical Engineer; vote 104/110.

CERTIFICATIONS
• AML EASA Part 66 Cat. A/C n° ENAC 1489 since 2006 (Former national certification since 19/01/2001 no. ENAC 21298, converted 24/11/04 in CIT 100603-CS). License extension to Cat. B3 in progress.
• Rolled in the court district technical engineer consultant register since 16/04/1996, number 335
• Rolled in the professional engineers register since 07/05/1984, number 1151.
• Private Pilot License (A) no. IT.FCL.4843

WORK EXPERIENCES
 Employee from 1984 to 1990 Aeritalia (now Alenia) CAD/CAE Dept.
 Employee from 1990 to 1995 Cantieri Navali Rodriquez (Hydrofoil Shipyard) as foil and propulsion design department manager and international R&D programs coordinator;
 Technical Manager of Aero Club dello Stretto (airplane Flight School and AMO) from 1990 to 2009; thereafter AMO EASA Part 145 Quality Manager.
 Certified Engineer (National certification since 19/01/2001 no. ENAC 21298, converted 24/11/04 in CIT 100603-CS as line mechanic cat. A2 and, since 2009, converted again in EASA AML n° ENAC 1489.
 Technical Manager ELISUD S.r.l. (AB412, A109, S300 Helicopters operator TPP/TPm/Aerial work and AMO) in 1991-92;
 Technical Manager ELIOS S.r.l. (A109, BN300 helicopters operator TPP/TPm/LA and AMO) in 1993-95;
 Technical Manager of Aero Club di Catania (Flying School and Maintenance Organization) from january 1994 to november 2009.
 Technical Manager of Aero Club di Palermo (Flight School and Maintenance Organization) since 1998 to 2004;
 Quality Manager MED Airlines – SAAB 2000 since november 2000 to march 2001.
 Quality Manager Air Italy – SAAB 2000 and Boeing MD-83 – JAR OPS1 COA and JAR 145 AMO. Also responsible and coordinator for the start-up phase to the certifications.
 Quality Manager Wind Jet – Airbus A320 – JAR OPS1 COA no. I-040 and JAR/EASA145 no. IT.145.0282 since march 2003 to April 2009. He attended/managed the complete certification process and the subsequent approval extensions.
 Quality Manager Wind Jet Type Rating Training Organization (TRTO) on Airbus A320 JAR FCL 1 no. I-TRTO-032 released 11june2006 since April 2009. He attended the complete certification process and the subsequent approval extensions.
 Quality Manager Wind Jet ENAC handling services provider in Catania and Palermo airports, certified no. 59 as per national regulations since 29october2008 until april 2009. He managed the complete Certification process and the subsequent approval extensions.
 Airworthiness Review Staff (ARS) on Airbus A320 series for Wind Jet S.p.A. January – April 2009.
 Quality Manager Flying Training Organization (FTO) Aero Club di Catania from january 2006 to february 2016 and Quality Manager FTO Aero Club Bari from sept 1st 2011 to sept 30th, 2013.- JAR-FCL Certification and compliance with EASA-FCL (the latter also for Aerial Banners FTO as consultant).
 Organizational Review Staff for Aero Club di Catania AMO EASA Parte M/F from November 2009 to February 2011, after Quality Manager Aero Club di Catania AMO EASA Parte 145 no. IT.145.350.
 CAMO Post Holder and Airworthiness Review Staff (ARS) Perseo S.r.l. Reggio Calabria certified IT.MG.1029 since 14 july 2009 and after for Aero Club di Catania CAMO certified IT.MG.1081.
 Auditor for Icarus helicopters (JAR-OPS3 COA) and Fly Technologies (Part 145 AMO) from june 2009 to may 2010 thereafter Quality Manger for the LT aviation (Part 145 AMO), that took over Fly Technologies, since dec. 2012.
 Quality Manager for WikiFly S.p.A CAMO NO-TP no. IT.MG.1091 june 27 2012 – dec 31, 2012 – start-up and certification process.
 Quality Manager for WikiFly S.p.A COA/CAMO TP july 13 2012 – dec 31, 2012 – start-up and certification process.
 Safety Manager for Aero Club di Catania ATO from february 2013 to february 2016 and for Aerial Banners ATO from february 2014.
 Consultant for OMA Sud since september 2015 and EASA Part 145 certified IT.145.0359 Maintenance Manager since may 2016.