CHANGE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

8900.1 CHG 465

 

 

National Policy

Effective Date: 6/10/16

 

Summary of Change. Volume 17, Chapter 4, Section 1, General; Volume 17, Chapter 4 Section 2, SMS Voluntary Program Validation Process; and Volume 17, Chapter 4, Section 3, Continued Operational Safety—Certificate Management Team Monitoring and Surveillance.

Explanation of Policy Changes. This change creates new Volume 17, Chapter 4, Safety Management System Voluntary Program, to provide guidance for aviation safety inspectors (ASI) whose operators have requested a Safety Management System (SMS) voluntary application. This change creates new:

·    Volume 17, Chapter 4, Section 1, General;

·    Volume 17, Chapter 4, Section 2, SMS Voluntary Program Validation Process; and

·    Volume 17, Chapter 4, Section 3, Continued Operational Safety—Certificate Management Team Monitoring and Surveillance.