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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: April 07, 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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