FlightSafety International has announced that it is the first FAR Part 142 training provider to be recognized by the Federal Aviation Administration for meeting its Safety Management System requirements.

To achieve this recognition, FlightSafety demonstrated it meets the FAA Flight Standards SMS requirements and the framework established by the International Civil Aviation Organization in its Safety Management Manual. The components of safety management allow FlightSafety to proactively identify and manage potential safety risks to aircraft operations. In addition, SMS fosters collaboration with aircraft manufacturers, customers and regulators to ensure safety information is shared throughout the industry.