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SMS Resources

Welcome to the ACSF resource page for Safety Management Systems (SMS).

This page includes links to important information to help support the implementation and on-going operation of your SMS.
 
Be aware that some files on this page are quite large and may take some time to download, especially if you are not using a broadband internet connection.
 
The ACSF SMS Overview document provides an introduction to SMS.
 
Learn how the The ACSF Industry Audit Standard (IAS) evaluates your SMS - (PDF file)
 

FAA/ICAO Guidance and Documentation

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

FAA Introduction to SMS (PowerPoint Presentation, 10MB)
 
SMS for  Small Service Providers - FAA Presentation (PowerPoint Presentation with Audio - *Please note, this file will download to your computer as a .zip folder.) This will take a few minutes to load as it is a large file.
 
SMS Key Points - FAA Presentation (PowerPoint Presentation with Audio - *Please note, this file will download to your computer as a .zip folder.) This will take a few minutes to load as it is a large file.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

SMS Focus Group

ACSF is an active participant in the FAA/Industry SMS Focus Group.  The following files were presented to the SMS Focus Group and cover "lessons learned" by air charter operators and shared aircraft ownership management companies that have implemented a SMS.

 
 
 

SMS Aviation Rulemaking Committee

ACSF Director of Safety Management Russ Lawton has been named to the FAA's SMS Aviation Rulemaking Committee.  Read the press annoucement ...
 

 

Informational Articles

 
Articles highlighting several aspects of SMS programs are featured below.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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