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CASA’s Director thanks the aviation community for strong responses to recent consultation. Find out more in May CASA Briefing newsletter.

Not sure where you can fly your drone? We’ve produced a smartphone app to illustrate where you’re not allowed to fly.

We have published submissions from pilots, industry associations, flying organisations and medical professionals.

Please be advised that some of CASA’s online systems will be unavailable this weekend while we carry out scheduled maintenance.

All information is located within our website. Please update any bookmarks and links you may have stored.

CASA has important news about the replacement of aircraft control cables. Information for aircraft owners, operators and mainatiners.

In response to requests from the aviation community, we've extended the comment period for one week.

Winter is coming and cold and flu medications can be problem. Get all the details in the latest CASA Briefing newsletter.

CASA has extended the expiration date of existing approved testing officer delegations for a further year. 

Clients impacted by severe weather in Queensland are encouraged to contact us to discuss their circumstances.

Due to emergency maintenance there will be a temporary interruption to the following CASA systems between 20:00 and 24:00 AEST on Friday 17 March 2017: EAP, PEXO, MRS, DMNS and DRS.

An evaluation of the airspace arrangements and classification within 35nm of Hobart has been completed.

Have your say on the reduced separation distances for taxiways and taxilanes now in place.

Consultation on radio frequency use for low level Class G airspace is now open. Have your say.

We’re updating guidance material for making changes to controlled airspace and want your input before producing a draft for further consultation.

Get all the latest news from CASA and on safety regulation in the latest edition.

The Part 66 post-implementation review is open for submissions until 26 May 2017.

We're recruiting for a Chief Executive Officer / Director of Aviation Safety.

Part 61 Solutions Taskforce closure report released.

ADS-B aircraft equipment rules are in place, helping keep Australian aviation at the forefront of safety.

CASA’s acting Director of Aviation Safety sets the scene for 2017 in the January edition of the CASA Briefing newsletter.

Work to set up an independent review of the new fatigue rules has begun.

Guidance and further information for limited category aircraft rules commencing 28 January is now available.

Drone for Xmas? There are rules around keeping yourself and others safe.

Keep up to date with aviation safety over the holidays and into 2017 with the CASA Briefing e-newsletter.

We encourage written submissions and comments from all sectors of the aviation and medical communities by 30 March 2017.

Fit ADS-B equipment now for safer flying in the new year. Regulations commence 2 February 2017.

Operators seeking a fatigue risk management system (FRMS) approval to continue existing operations on a ‘like for like’ basis under CAO 48.1 will not be charged for transition.

The Remotely Piloted Aircraft System notification form will be temporarily unavailable due to scheduled maintenance on Saturday 10 December 2016 from 2pm to 9pm (AEDT).

On 22 November 2016, Senator Nick Xenophon withdrew his motion to disallow Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment (Part 101) Regulation 2016 in the Australian Senate.