Key Safety Management System (SMS) Implementation Dates

Operator   ICAO Applicability ICAO Effective Date Expected EASA Applicability Date FAA Applicability Date
           
Aerodrome/Airport Operators:    Annex 14
Nov 2001
Dec 2013 FAA NRPM issued 2010; comments due June 2011 
           
Airplane operators
  Annex 6 Part 1
1 Jan 2009
8 April 2012
FAA NPRM Part 121 issued 2010; comments due Jan 2010; no schedule for Part 91, 125, or 135 operators published
           
Helicopter Operators   Annex 6 Part 3
1 Jan 2009
8 April 2012
Would come under FAA rules for 91, 121, 125, 135 when published
           
International GA Airplanes   Annex 6 Part 2
18 Nov 2010
8 April 2012
 
           
Part 145   Annex 6 Part 1  1 Jan 2009
UNK but indirectly via U Ops by April 2012
No schedule published for Part 145 Repair Stations
           
Air Training Organizations   Annex 1
18 Nov 2010
8 April 2012
Nothing published for FAA part 61, 141, and 142 training organizations

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