Go to http://www.faa.gov/about/initiatives/sms/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and read the different links regarding the specifics about Safety Management Systems (SMS) and the FAA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) which will affect all Part 139 airports. Think about these questions as you conduct your research:

  • Why do airports need an individual SMS?
  • What actions prompted the FAA to propose the creation of SMS at airports?

After reading the information and conducting ancillary research write a brief synopsis of the proposed program. The deliverable for this assignment may be from one to two pages long, not including the cover page, references and must comply with APA requirements.