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17 February 2017

Recruitment of Chief Executive Officer and Director of Aviation Safety

Recruitment has formally begun for a new Chief Executive Officer and Director of Aviation Safety for the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).

14 February 2017

Keeping Forbes skies safe

Forbes pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

Keeping Temora skies safe

Temora pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

10 February 2017

New drone app in development: helping you fly safe

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has teamed up with specialist company, Drone Complier, to develop a smartphone, tablet and web-based app to help drone flyers fly safely and responsibly.

7 February 2017

Keeping gympie skies safe

Gympie pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

Keeping Bundaberg skies safe

Bundaberg pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

Keeping Maryborough skies safe

Maryborough pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

2 February 2017

Historic day in aviation safety: new era begins

The final fitment mandate for Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) technology comes into effect today for all instrument flight rules (IFR) aircraft flying in Australia, bringing with

19 January 2017

Drone bushfire warning

People with drones are being warned it can be an offence to fly their machines near bushfires.

27 December 2016

Holiday drone safety warning

Christmas holiday drone flyers are being warned to follow the safety rules at all times while in the skies.

21 December 2016

Comment now on medical certification discussion paper

Australia’s aviation community is being called on to take part in a detailed discussion about the future of aviation medical certification requirements.

12 December 2016

Warning - Don't crush your phone in-flight

Christmas holiday travellers are being warned about the danger of crushing their smart phone while flying.

30 November 2016

Safety checks at 16 Victorian aerodromes

Special flight path safety checks are being carried out at 16 Victorian aerodromes in December 2016.

Safety checks at Mount Gambier aerodrome

Special flight path safety checks are being carried out at Mount Gambier aerodrome next week.

Safety checks at Naracoorte aerodrome

Special flight path safety checks are being carried out at Naracoorte aerodrome next week.

23 November 2016

ADS-B relief for private aircraft operations

Changes have been made to the requirements for fitting and using Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast equipment (ADS-B) in private aircraft.

16 November 2016

Keeping Bairnsdale skies safe

Bairnsdale pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

Keeping Kalgoorlie skies safe

Kalgoorlie pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

Keeping Murray Bridge skies safe

Murray Bridge pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

Keeping Warrnambool skies safe

Warrnambool pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

Keeping Coffs Harbour skies safe

Coffs Harbour pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

Keeping Latrobe Valley skies safe

Latrobe Valley pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

Keeping Port Macquarie skies safe

Port Macquarie pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

8 November 2016

Keeping Mt Gambier skies safe

Mt Gambier pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

Keeping Naracoorte skies safe

Naracoorte pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

Keeping Southern Highlands skies safe

Southern Highlands pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

31 October 2016

Keeping Central Coast skies safe

Central Coast pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

25 October 2016

Keeping Gawler skies safe

Gawler pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

24 October 2016

Keeping Ayr skies safe

Ayr pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

Keeping Broken Hill skies safe

Broken Hill pilots are being called on to take part in a special aviation safety briefing next week to keep local skies safe.

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