ARCM-SAM is the AIG Regional Cooperation Mechanism for South America. It has the mission of “supporting States in all aspects related to the investigation of aviation accidents and incidents”.
Through collaboration between States and agencies responsible for the air system at its various levels, ARCM promotes the standardization and harmonization of regulations, requirements, procedures and methods in order to adopt industry best practices and contribute to the development Safe and orderly aviation in the world.
The member states are:
• Caribbean Aviation Safety and Security Oversight System (CASSOS)
• Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses (BEA) pour la Sécurité de l’Aviation civile (BEA)
• National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
Approved by the plenary of States at the Fourth Meeting of AIG Authorities of South America (AIG-SAM / 4), held in Brasilia, Brazil, from 23 to 25 May 2017.
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