Safety Management Systems (SMS)

Through the use of Safety Management Systems (SMS), business aircraft operators can proactively identify and manage risks. Under a formalized SMS, operators identify potential hazards and ensure that a process is put in place to effectively manage them.

NBAA Resource: FAA’s Proposed SMS Mandate
On Jan. 11, 2023, the FAA issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would require all Part 135 certificate holders, Part 91.147 air tour operators and certain Part 21 certificate holders to implement a Safety Management System (SMS). Learn more about the FAA’s proposed changes and how to submit your comments.