Aviation SMS Software Reference Guide

Aviation safety management systems (SMS) are formal business processes to manage risk and enhance safety. Aviation SMS programs are based on ICAO's four components (or pillars). These four pillars are:

This SMS software reference guide is based on years of experience in the aviation safety market. We hope to offer remarks that will help you choose the best SMS solution for your needs. Since every aviation service provider is unique, some may prefer tools that focus more on operational needs than SMS requirements, such as Air Maestro. 

Furthermore, some airlines may need good auditing tools, such as Q5 OR AQD, while not really needing to focus on SMS requirements.

By Chris Howell