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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),... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • News about plane crash in Rostov-on-Don not true
    MOSCOW, February 18. /TASS/. Russia's Emergencies Ministry has rejected media reports that a passenger plane disappeared from radars at the airport near Rostov-on-Don, the ministry's southern regional branch told TASS on Saturday. "The information is not true," they said. A source at Platov Airport ...
  • People gather in Moscow to light candles for plane crash victims
    (12 Feb 2018) People gathered outside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow on Monday night, to pay their respects to the 71 people killed in Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 regional jet, bound for Orsk in the southern Urals, crashed several minutes after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo ...
  • Nehru promoted Netaji crash theory without conclusive evidence
    It has been observed that Nehru, right from the beginning, tried to suppress facts on Netaji's disappearance and promoted the plane crash theory without any conclusive evidence to establish the same. If we accept Ashis Ray's contention that the Netaji mystery could not be solved as relationship ...
  • Death in crash is the only consistent story about Netaji's demise
    “As evidence became available from the mid-1950s, the only consistent story about Netaji's demise remains his death in a plane crash on 18 August 1945. For me personally, this fact was brought home most strikingly when I had the opportunity to be present during the interview of one of the survivors of ...
  • Commentary: Russian general plots our cyber downfall
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, observes a minute of silence with Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) head Alexander Bortnikov, third right, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second right, and others before a meeting on Russian plane crash in Egypt, at Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, ...
  • 13 dead in Mexico plane crash near earthquake epicentre
    Mexico City [Mexico], Feb 17 (ANI): As many as 13 persons have been killed after a helicopter carrying officials, assessing the damage caused by a powerful earthquake, crashed in southern Mexico. Mexican state">state Oaxaca's attorney general's office said that 12 people were killed at the scene and ...
  • Candlelit vigil in Moscow in memory of plane crash dead
    (12 Feb 2018) A candle-lit vigil was held outside Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral on Monday evening for victims of Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 twi...
  • Lebanon's Al Bustan festival launches 25th edition with sense of 'mission accomplished'
    She won the seat previously held by her father, who died in a plane crash in the Mediterranean off Beirut in a heavy storm. Bustani, who had two small children, quickly determined she had no desire for a political life and stepped down after a year. With the outbreak of war in 1975, Bustani looked […]
  • Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today
    Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today Such was the case with the elusive Flight 870 from Italy, which crashed for reasons that still have not been determined. The mystery surrounding it continues to perplex not just surviving friends and family of those who ...
  • I Love to Read
    Captain Hiebert was killed in a plane crash in 1993 in northern Ontario. Shirley's career has been in health care, much of it in remote northern communities as a nurse practitioner and researcher. Her PhD research was done in collaboration with First Nations. Her newly released The Captain's Widow ...

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