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Document Title: AC 120-92C, Safety Management Systems for Aviation Service Providers
Summary: This AC provides information to assist Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) certificate holders in developing a Safety Management System (SMS) that meets the requirements of 14 CFR part 5 or the SMS Voluntary Program (SMSVP). It describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, to implement and maintain an SMS.
References: Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 91, General Operating and Flight Rules
  • Part 5, Safety Management Systems
  • Part 119, Certification: Air Carriers and Commercial Operators.
  • Part 121, Operating Requirements: Domestic, Flag, and Supplemental Operations
  • Part 135, Operating Requirements: Commuter and On Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons On Board Such Aircraft
Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR) § 830.2.
FAA Order 8900.1, Volume 17, Safety Management System
ICAO Annex 6, Part 1, International Commercial Air Transport – Aeroplanes
ICAO Annex 19, Safety Management
Document for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Comments Due: March 24, 2020
How to Comment: Deliver comments by mail or hand to:

Federal Aviation Administration
Sarah Sansolo
600 Maryland Ave SW
Suite 610E
Washington, DC 20024


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Document Title: AC 91-67A, Minimum Equipment Requirements for General Aviation Operations Under 14 CFR Parts 91, 133, 137, and 141
Summary: This advisory circular (AC) describes acceptable methods for the operation of aircraft with certain inoperative instruments and equipment items which are not essential for safe flight under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) parts 91, 133, 137, and 141.
References: Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 91, General Operating and Flight Rules
  • Part 21, Certification Procedures for Products and Articles
  • Part 43, Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Rebuilding, and Alteration
  • Part 91, General Operating and Flight Rules
  • Part 133, Rotorcraft External-Load Operations
  • Part 137, Agricultural Aircraft Operations
  • Part 141, Pilot Schools
AC 43-9, Maintenance Records
AC 43-12, Preventive Maintenance
Document for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Comments Due: February 28, 2020
How to Comment: Deliver comments by mail or hand to:

Federal Aviation Administration
Lauren Vocke
600 Maryland Ave SW
Suite 610E
Washington, DC 20024


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