Opinion: U.S. Repair Stations Must Prep For SMS Requirements

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The FAA has fallen behind EASA on implementing Safety Management System requirements.

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When ARSA team members registered for a Sept. 15 European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) webinar about its Safety Management Systems (SMS) requirements for approved maintenance organizations, the agency repeatedly cautioned: The subject regulation requiring SMS did not apply to FAA-certificated...

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