Mr. Mont Smith

Area Of Expertise : Aviation Safety Advocate and Mentor, Self-employed Aviation Safety consultant
40 Years Of Experience
Training Industry : Life Sciences

Mont Smith is an aviation safety compliance expert with 40 years of experience in military, general and commercial aviation. Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut and a Master’s Degree in Aeronautical Systems from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida. He has attended the Safety Officer Certificate Course at the University of Southern California and the Crash Survival Investigator Certificate Course at Arizona State University in Phoenix, Arizona. As the prospective Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, he attended the Aviation Command Safety Course at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. After retirement from the Coast Guard as Captain, Mr. Smith flew an Emergency Medical Services helicopter for Mercy Air Hawaii for three years. Employed by Hawaiian Airlines as Senior Director, Safety and Compliance, Mr. Smith served for five years as Part 119 Director of Safety on the Operating Certificate of the air carrier during a period of rapid expansion of the airline. During his tenure, the Hawaiian Airlines Aviation Safety Action Program was successfully inaugurated.

Mr. Smith subsequently served as the Director of Safety for the Air Transport Association (now named “Airlines for America”) where he facilitated a 23-airline Safety Council, Flight Safety Committee, Ground Safety Committee, and A4A/Airline/OSHA Alliance. As a member of the Commercial Aviation Safety Team, Mr. Smith contributed to the selection of CAST as a recipient of the 2008 Collier Trophy. He has received letters of appreciation from the Federal Aviation Administration and the Airline Pilots Association. Mr. Smith holds the Air Transport Pilot (ATP) rating in both Landplane/Multi-engine and Rotorcraft/Helicopter with type ratings in the Gulfstream I executive transport, Lockheed Hercules turboprop cargo aircraft, Dassault-Breguet Falcon 200 jet, and Sikorsky S-61 heavy lift helicopter.

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Live Webinar

Aerospace - transitioning to AS9100 Rev.D - Effect of Addition of Risk Management requirements

This AS9100 Rev.D training will cover the changes made in Rev.D and how it might impact your organization including the additional requirements associated with Risk Management.

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 75 Mins
  • Jun 25, 2019
Live Webinar

How to Create Repair Station Manuals in Compliance with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 145

This webinar will show how to easily interpret the FAA guidance material to create the manuals - Repair Station Manual (RSM), Quality Control Manual (QCM), and Training Program Manual (TPM) - that form the basis for the approval of new repa ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
  • Jul 23, 2019
Recorded Webinar

FAA Drug and Alcohol Testing Requirements - How to Comply with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 120 and 49 CFR Part 40

This webinar will provide an emphasis on how to easily understand the FAA requirements relative to drug and alcohol testing and how to prepare for an FAA audit of an FAA approved Drug and Alcohol program. Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) r ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins