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Interesting facts in 2010–11
At 30 June 2011:
- 14,362 aircraft were registered on the Australian Civil Aircraft Register.
- 851 Air Operators Certificates and 736 Certificates of Approval were current in Australia.
- CASA conducted the regulatory oversight of more than 80 air operators from 27 different countries as a means of ensuring the safety standards of foreign operators flying into Australia.
- CASA issued 25,259 medical certificates and 7,884 aeroplane flight crew licences.
- CASA conducted 10,645 alcohol tests and 7,927 drug tests.
- CASA conducted the regulatory oversight of more than 300 certified and registered airports around Australia—12 in capital cities and the others in regional Australia.
- CASA processed approximately 90,000 applications for regulatory services.
- CASA’s Service Centre received 82,078 phone calls.
- A total of 20,660 candidates sat for flight crew licensing examinations.
- There were 33,815 visits to CASA’s eLearning system through the CASA website.
- Flight Safety Australia magazine celebrated 15 years of publication since its commencement in 1995, when it succeeded the popular Aviation Safety Digest (1953–1991).