US Federal Aviation Administration issued an InFO dated 11 April 2011 which contains information for GA operators on reasons for and how to implement SMS into their operations. Click above for more.
An Agreement has been signed by IBAC and members of the Helicopter Industry Associations from the US (HAI), Europe (EHA) and Great Britain (BHA) to develop a Helicopter Edition of the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO). A Work Group is to be named to develop the proposed new IS-BAO (HE) and work is expected to start shortly. See <a href="http://www.ibac.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/Helicopter_IS-BAO_press_release_15June20101.doc">press release</a>.