Mr. William J. Adams, Flight Safety Manager
Mr. William J. Adams is an exceptional civil Aviation expert who since 2006, has been actively working as, Manager, Flight Safety Standards at the Liberia Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) considering his proven records of excellence in the industry dating back to 1978.
Mr. Adams, is a graduate of the Northrop University Institute of Technology; Los Angeles California does making him a Federal Aviation Administration Aircraft Maintenance Engineer; A&P (FAA License) after earning an Associate degree. Additionally, in 1990, he obtained FLIGHT ENGINEER – DC-8,727 Certificates from the SAS Flight Academy in Stockholm, Sweden.
Despite of the above qualifications, Mr. Adams, between 1974 and 2018, has acquired several professional trainings in and outside of Liberia, in the aviation industry; which among several others include, navigation, Seaman training; theory and practical. Aircraft airframe extensive training. Courses completed in JT8D engine Familiarization, line maintenance and troubleshooting. He also completed courses in GTCP85-90-98 troubleshooting maintenance. Government Safety Inspector Personnel Licensing (GSI PEL 18710). State Safety Program and managing Safety Oversight Function. Others are, Boeing 727-100 cockpit procedures training. Safety Oversight Airworthiness Inspectors (Engineering) course Conducted by Singapore Aviation Academy. Extended Range Operation with two- engine airplane – conducted by The Federal Aviation Administration. Aircraft Incident and accident Investigation training organized and facilitated by Banjul Accord Group Accident Investigation Agency under the auspices of the Banjul Accord Group and in collaboration with International Civil Aviation Organization and the International Society of Air Safety Investigators as well as the U.S. National Transportation & Safety Board and hosted by Ghana, Civil Aviation Authority in Accra, Ghana and AOC,OPS, SPECS Approval Training, Accra, Ghana under the auspices of, BAGASOO, Conducted by Flight International among several others.
Prior to joining the LCAA, Mr. Adams worked at several civil aviation institutions including, Civil Aviation Airworthiness Inspector, DC8, DC9, B707, AN24, MD80, L1011, Bureau of Civil Aviation. 1993 three years as supervisor, Airworthiness Inspector, working on DC8/B707 aircraft at Flender aircraft maintenance and engineering at Oostende Airport- Belgium as well as, eleven years as, Chief Engineer, for light and heavy aircraft, Islander, Tri-lander, B737, B727 at Air Liberia