Pilot guides and information
We have a range of information, guides and online tools for pilots.
Visual pilot guides
Visual flight rules guide
Our visual flight rules guide (VFRG) is fully revised in an easy-to-understand format.
Instrument flight rules guides
Our CNS/ATM resource kit updates and expands upon CASA's very popular global navigation satellite system (GNSS) resource kit, produced in 2006, and includes the requirements, standards and practices now required for all IFR operations.
OnTrack is your interactive guide to operating in and around Australia's controlled airspace.
Manoeuvring area maps
Our revised manoeuvring area maps - Alice Springs, Archerfield, Bankstown, Cairns, Cambridge, Camden, Darwin, Hobart, Jandakot, Launceston, Moorabbin, Parafield, Sunshine Coast and Townsville are now online.
Ramp checks explained for general aviation and sport pilots.
Out-n-Back is a six part video series that covers the important areas of: plan, arrive, survive.
Performance based navigation
Performance based navigation (PBN) allows pilots, operators and air traffic control to make the best use of recent huge advances in navigation and technology and brings safety, efficiency and environmental benefits. Our performance based navigation booklet explains PBN and related equipment mandates.
Maintenance guide for pilots
Our maintenance guide for pilots is an essential resource that explains what a pilot needs to know about their role in maintaining an aircraft.
Maintenance guide for owners and operators
Our maintenance guide for owners and operators essential resource for anyone acquiring their first aircraft, or needing a concise guide to the maintenance of Class B aircraft.
Look out! Situational awareness pack
The situational awareness pack contains a DVD and booklet, available from our online store.
Non-controlled aerodrome procedures
Operations at non-controlled aerodromes booklet. Be heard, be seen, be safe: carry and use your radio.
Carburettor icing probability
Monitor your risk of carby icing using this A5 carburettor icing probability chart and list of fast facts.
Global navigation satellite systems
The Global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) booklet and DVD includes information on the science behind GNSS technology, human factors issues, GNSS operation and IFR navigation approvals.
Class D booklet
Read our Class D booklet.
Chief pilot guide
The Chief pilot guide will help chief pilots, intending chief pilots, aviation managers and line pilots to understand the role of the chief pilot. The guide outlines the position, the duties of, and the CASA approval process for chief pilots.
Fatigue management booklet
The fatigue management rules are changing for more information visit our fatigue page.