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Flight Safety Australia

Flight Safety Australia is CASA’s flagship aviation safety magazine. Topical, technical, but reader-friendly, articles cover all the key aviation safety issues – safety management systems, human factors, maintenance, runways safety, airspace, training, aviation medicines, drones – and more! The ever-popular close calls section sees readers sharing stories where they have learnt a hard-won lesson on aviation safety so others can learn as well. And the quizzes published every second week cover VFR, IFR, maintenance, drones, helicopters, ground handling and cabin safety, so readers can test their knowledge on all things aviation! And even if you don’t know the answers, you’ll learn from the explanations in the answer section.

Reading Flight Safety Australia

Currently the way to read Flight Safety Australia is online. Here you will find all the feature stories, articles, videos, interactive quizzes, accidents, service difficulty reports, close calls and audio close calls. Keep up-to-date with all the latest aviation safety news by subscribing to our daily news feed. Seventy per cent of our readers say they have learnt useful information on aviation safety by reading Flight Safety Australia.

Flight Safety Australia 2018 Collectors’ Edition out now!

Flight Safety Australia 2018 Collectors’ Edition is a printed compilation of the feature articles, contributor stories, general articles and close calls published online in 2018. It is available for free at the CASA online store ($15 postage and handling fee applies).

The 2016 and 2017 Collectors’ Editions are still in stock, and when combined with the 2018 edition, you can get 480 pages of aviation stories for a single shipping fee of $15! Visit the CASA online store to place your order.

Send us your close call – chance to earn $500

Every pilot has had at least one flight that has taught them a lasting lesson about flying. That’s a close call – a hard-won lesson too valuable to keep to yourself.

Flight Safety Australia wants to hear about your close calls – and we will pay you $500 if yours is published. Close calls can be from any sector of aviation – from paragliders to airline transport, including all types of rotary wing aircraft. Articles should be between 450 and 1400 words. Submit your close call by emailing fsa@casa.gov.au.

Past issues

For past issues of Flight Safety Australia from October 2013 to present day please visit our archive. For content published before October 2013 see the National Library of Australia Pandora’s web archive.

Last modified: 23 June 2019