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Simplified drug and alcohol management plans

Saturday, June 16, 2012
By George Hatcher
Simplified drug and alcohol management plans

Small aviation organisations will be able to use a new simplified and streamlined process to comply with important drug and alcohol management requirements. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority is introducing the simplified drug and alcohol management processes for aviation organisations with seven or fewer employees engaged in safety sensitive activities. The new simplified processes... »

Alligator Airways is Suspended

Friday, June 8, 2012
By George Hatcher
Alligator Airways is Suspended

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (Australia) suspended Alligator Airways’ air operator’s certificate and certificate of approval on 3 May 2012 because the company’s conduct of operational and maintenance-related activities was seen to pose a serious and imminent risk to air safety. On 18 May 2012, the Federal Court granted CASA’s application for an order... »

Australia Issues “Debonair and Bonanza” Beechcraft Safety Issues

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
By George Hatcher
Australia Issues “Debonair and Bonanza” Beechcraft Safety Issues

Australia issued an airworthiness directive requiring mandatory inspections of flight control cables fitted to a range of Beechcraft aircraft. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has issued an airworthiness directive requiring mandatory inspections of flight control cables fitted to a range of Beechcraft aircraft. The new requirements cover certain Beechcraft aircraft known as the Debonair... »

Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority Files No Fly Order for Tiger Airways Australia

Thursday, July 7, 2011
By George Hatcher
Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority Files No Fly Order for Tiger Airways Australia

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority is to seek to extend the suspension of Tiger Airways Australia Pty Ltd. An application will be made to the Federal Court which will have the effect of continuing the suspension. CASA is seeking a continuation of the suspension until 1 August 2011. The application will be lodged at... »

Aussie Aviation engineers urged to learn about new rules

Friday, March 4, 2011
By George Hatcher

All licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, apprentices and aircraft maintenance engineers are being urged to attend a seminar on Australia’s new aviation maintenance regulations. All licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, apprentices and aircraft maintenance engineers are being urged to attend a seminar on Australia’s new aviation maintenance regulations. A series of 13 seminars on the new... »

CASA Media Release – Pilots urged to keep Shoalhaven skies safe

Monday, January 24, 2011
By George Hatcher

Shoalhaven pilots are being urged to attend an important air safety workshop next month. The workshop will give local pilots special training to improve their flying and safety skills. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority is holding the workshop to help make the skies over Nowra and the Shoalhaven even safer. Safety issues to be... »

CASA Media Release – Tuesday 18 January 2011 Canberra aerodrome flight safety checks

Tuesday, January 18, 2011
By George Hatcher

Special flight safety checks are being carried out at Canberra aerodrome this week. There will be a series of low-level flights to make sure flight paths at the aerodrome continue to operate safely. A twin-engine Cessna Conquest aircraft will be used to conduct the safety checks within an area up to 35 kilometres from... »

CASA Media Release – Moree aerodrome flight safety checks

Monday, January 17, 2011
By George Hatcher

Special flight safety checks are being carried out at Moree aerodrome next week. There will be a series of low-level flights to make sure flight paths at the aerodrome continue to operate safely. A twin-engine Cessna Conquest aircraft will be used to conduct the safety checks within an area up to 35 kilometres from... »

Pilots urged to keep Warrnambool skies safe

Monday, January 10, 2011
By George Hatcher

CASA Media Release – Monday 10 January 2011 Warrnambool pilots are being urged to attend an important air safety workshop next week. The workshop will give local pilots special training to improve their flying and safety skills. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority is holding the workshop to help make the skies over Warrnambool even... »

CASA Media Release – Monday 13 December 2010

Monday, December 13, 2010
By George Hatcher

New maintenance regulations Australia’s aviation maintenance industry will reap a wide range of benefits from a new suite of safety regulations. The maintenance suite of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations was made by the Governor General last week and formally registered today. It covers continuing airworthiness requirements (Part 42), approved maintenance organisations (Part 145),... »

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