Safety Management Systems

May 25, 2010 - 6:54am

sMS (safety management systems) and FOQA (flight operations quality assurance) are no longer just buzzwords, said Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) president and CEO Bill Voss in remarks opening last month’s FSF/ NBAA Corporate Aviation Safety Seminar.

May 10, 2010 - 9:41am

Argus International has hired William Yantiss to lead a new division called Prism Solutions (professional resources in system management). Yantiss previously was vice president of safety, quality, security and environment for United Airlines. The new Prism Solutions division is designed to help clients with safety management systems, safety and security training, system design and implementation, manuals and consulting.

May 3, 2010 - 9:11am

Air Charter Operator ExcelAire Adds Falcon 50

April 28, 2010 - 7:14am

Europe’s business aviation community may think it has a good safety record; however, it needs to demonstrate a more structured and statistical approach to maintaining that reputation rather than expecting regulators and the rest of the world just to acknowledge it.

April 28, 2010 - 6:09am

Despite the industry’s troubled times, the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) now has more members than in its entire history–425 companies–and proportionally more of them are aircraft operators than ever before.

March 30, 2010 - 8:09am

Argus’s latest annual SMS audit report shows that safety management systems (SMS) and emergency response planning have the highest number of deficiencies at corporate flight departments. The report, available online at no charge, is based on 61 audits completed by Argus subsidiary Partners and Resources for Operational Safety last year.

March 30, 2010 - 8:05am

Although only a handful of countries have regulations in place for approving safety management systems (SMS), most nations are working to comply with an International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) regulation that will require an SMS for international operators of large aircraft and business jets weighing more than 12,500 pounds.

March 4, 2010 - 10:49am

Argus released its annual SMS audit results report this week, with safety management systems (SMS) and emergency response planning having the highest number of deficiencies at corporate flight departments.

February 22, 2010 - 9:26am

How much do you know about safety management systems (more commonly referred to as SMS)? If you’re like many HAI members, you probably don’t know as much as you should or even as much as you think you do, according to human factors expert and HAI Technical Committee member Richard Komarniski, also president of Grey Owl Aviation Consultants.

February 20, 2010 - 4:34am

Helitech will once again be staged at Airport Cascais, Estoril, Portugal, on October 5 to 7 after the success of its inaugural event in Portugal in 2008. Organizer Reed Exhibitions said this year’s event is going to be bigger, with more than 50 percent of the exhibition space already sold.

 
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