FEAM is one of only 14 part 145 repair stations across the U.S. implementing a Safety Management System (SMS). A validation meeting was held on November 19, 2013 with the FAA SMS Program Office Implementation Support Team (IST) and Certificate Management Team (CMT). During this meeting the FAA conducted a review of FEAM’s Detailed Gap Analysis, SMS Implementation Plan and Level 1 Exit requirements. FEAM exited Level 1 as all requirements found on the FAA Exit Level 1 Checklist had been satisfactorily accomplished. To view the complete write up, please visit the December 2013 FAA SMS Newsletter and click on the “Southern” tag or view the article directly here.