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Stay safe, leave your drone at home!

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The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) is running a safety education campaign on the Gold Coast to promote the importance of drone operators sharing the skies with helicopters and planes. The campaign urges drone operators to use a CASA-verified drone safety app before launching their drone on the Gold Coast. The Gold Coast airspace has … Continued

GIVING MARYBOROUGH PILOTS FUEL FOR THOUGHT

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The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) invites pilots of all licence categories to take part in the latest pilot safety seminar in Maryborough this week.   A pilot’s ability to make the right decision when flying is crucial to preventing incidents and accidents and keeping flying safe for everyone.   Every year, CASA’s aviation safety … Continued

Monash expert: China’s Chang’e-6 probe

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As China’s Chang’e 6 mission continues its return to Earth, a Monash University expert is available to comment on what the samples could reveal. Associate Professor Chao Chen, Deputy Head of Dept of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringContact details: +61 3 9903 4840 or Chao.Chen@monash.edu  What the images are likely to reveal The far-moon landscape Is … Continued

GIVING SHEPPARTON PILOTS FUEL FOR THOUGHT

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The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) invites pilots of all licence categories to take part in the latest pilot safety seminar in Shepparton this week.   A pilot’s ability to make the right decision when flying is crucial to preventing incidents and accidents and keeping flying safe for everyone.   Every year, CASA’s aviation safety … Continued

FATIGUE DOESN’T FLY: AUSTRALIAN CABIN CREW CALL FOR A FAIR GO

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On International Cabin Crew Day, Friday May 31, the Flight Attendants’ Association of Australia (FAAA) is launching the “Fatigue Doesn’t Fly” campaign urging the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) to introduce mandatory flight time and rest regulations for cabin crew.  More than ten years after the initial consultation process and five years after the introduction … Continued

GIVING PARAFIELD PILOTS FUEL FOR THOUGHT

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The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) invites pilots of all licence categories to take part in the latest pilot safety seminar in Parafield next week.   A pilot’s ability to make the right decision when flying is crucial to preventing incidents and accidents and keeping flying safe for everyone.   Every year, CASA’s aviation safety … Continued

CASA celebrates emerging aircraft maintenance engineers

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Australian aviation has received a safety boost after 4 aspiring licensed aircraft maintenance engineers became the latest recipients of scholarships from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). Kurt Kinlyside from Queensland, Mitchell Johnson from Victoria, along with Clark Tidman and Adrian White, both from Western Australia will each receive up to $5,000 to help them … Continued

Stay safe, leave your drone at home!

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Drone operators are urged to play it safe and avoid stiff fines during this month’s Vivid Sydney festival, which runs from 24 May to 15 June 2024. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and New South Wales Police (NSW Police) say unauthorised drones operating during the day or night at the event pose a major … Continued

***MEDIA ALERT: AIPA stand up on Singapore Airlines flight***

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AIPA Vice President and current Qantas pilot Mark Hofmeyer will hold a press conference to discuss Singapore Airlines flight SQ321 at the AIPA office today. Time: 12.15pm Location: 6th floor, 247 Coward Street, Mascot, Sydney (parking underneath building) Contact details: Charlie Moore: 0452 606 171