EASA Proposes SMS Incorporation for 145s
On Jan. 21, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) posted a notice of proposed amendment (NPA) incorporating safety management system (SMS) requirements into its part 145 (Maintenance Organization Approval) and part M (Continuing Airworthiness) rules.
A full accounting of all proposed amendments is available online. For explanatory note and regulatory impact assessment from EASA, click here. Stay tuned for more information as ARSA analyzes the proposal and its potential impacts. The agency is accepting comments through April 22, 2013.