FAA Proposes Rulemaking It Says Will Further Enhance Airport Safety | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-
Monday

Airborne Unmanned-
Alt. Wednesdays

Airborne Flight Training-Alt. Wednesdays

Airborne Unlimited-
Friday

Airborne Special Programs!
Airborne-YouTube  Airborne Unlimited--08.03.20 Airborne-Unmanned--07.22.20   NEW! Airborne-Flight Training--07.29.20 Airborne Unlimited--07.31.20  The 2020 Avionics Innovation Preview!

Airborne On ANN

Airborne Unlimited--08.03.20

Airborne-Unmanned--07.22.20

NEW! Airborne-Flight Training--07.29.20

Airborne Unlimited--07.31.20

Airborne's Annual April 1st Episode

Wed, Jul 13, 2016

FAA Proposes Rulemaking It Says Will Further Enhance Airport Safety

Publishes SNPRM For Safety Management Systems In The Airport Area

The FAA has published a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNPRM) for safety management systems (SMS) in the airport area. SMS is a formal approach to managing an organization's safety through four key components – safety policy, safety risk management, safety assurance, and safety promotion. Through the SNPRM, the FAA proposes to integrate proactive hazard identification and risk-management based principles into the day-to-day operations at airports.

The supplemental proposal amends the number of airports that would be required to implement the program. The SNPRM proposes SMS at any Part 139 certificated airport that is:

Classified as a small, medium, or large hub airport in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems;

AND

Identified by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection as a port of entry, designated international airport, landing rights airport, or user fee airport;

OR

Identified as having more than 100,000 total annual operations which includes takeoffs and landings.
The original NPRM required all Part 139 airports to participate in SMS.

Based on the numerous industry comments received, the FAA decided to amend the original proposal to instead apply it to certificated airports receiving the vast majority of passenger enplanements, operations, and international service. The original proposal would have applied to more than 500 certificated airports. The revised proposal would apply to approximately 260 airports. The industry will have 60 days to comment on the revised changes and other requirements proposed in the SNPRM. The comment period ends on September 12, 2016.

(Source: FAA news release)

FMI: FAA Fact Sheet

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 07.31.20: FAA DPE Scandal, CAF FM2 Wildcat, Gulfstream G700 Tests

Also: XPONENTIAL Goes Virtual, Hurricane Hunters, ALPA: FedEx Hong Kong Pilots, FCC Fines Hobbyking $2.8M The FAA has confirmed that severe issues of an unspecified nature are caus>[...]

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.31.20)

"Jezero Crater is the perfect place to search for signs of ancient life. Perseverance is going to make discoveries that cause us to rethink our questions about what Mars was like a>[...]

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.01.20)

"The flight instructors at Sporty's Academy and Patty Wagstaff Aviation Safety share the same goal: to make flying safer and more fun. These courses do exactly that, by taking pilo>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.01.20)

Aero Linx: North American Trainer Association NATA is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to the preservation, restoration and safe operation and enjoyment o>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 07.22.20: EASA Drone Regs, Swift HALE, Helo v UAV

Also: UAVOS Joins HAPS, Schiebel Monitoring Ship Emissions, US–Swiss Drone Agreement, EHang 216 Sightseeing Demos The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has published a pr>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2020 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC