Saturday November 01, 2014

November Register Review

NEW ALLOCATIONS ACL/5 Kavanagh E-120 E120-480 18/8/14 Cloud 9 Balloon Flights, 227B Annangrove Rd, Annangrove, NSW, 2156 ANQ/4 Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia 120-079 29/8/14 Capiteq, PO Box 39548, Winnellie, NT, 0821 VH-TFX VH-RPA DQ-MUM VH-XFH N227UE PT-SKW ASG/4... [Continue reading]

Entries wanted for National Innovation Awards

Nominations are open for the National Aerospace Industry Innovation Awards. The awards, presented by national not-for-profit foundation Aerospace Australia Ltd, aim to recognise leaders in defence and commercial aerospace innovation and will be presented... [Continue reading]

Moorabbin Airport to make careers day an annual event

Moorabbin Airport to make careers day an annual event

Moorabbin Airport says it will make its aviation careers day an annual affair following the success of this year’s inaugural event. More than 130 students from six schools across Melbourne came to the airport on October 8 to find out more about how... [Continue reading]

Majority of Australians say CASA doing good job

Majority of Australians say CASA doing good job

More than five in 10 Australians believe the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) is doing a good or great job, new figures show. The survey, commissioned by CASA and conducted by Galaxy Research, found 15 per cent of respondents believed the aviation... [Continue reading]

Tigerair Australia signs new support contract

Tigerair Australia signs new support contract

Tigerair Australia has inked a long-term partnership with AJW Aviation for delivering support services on its fleet of 13 Airbus A320 aircraft. The contract will include complete inventory technical management for components, major assemblies, wheels... [Continue reading]

Cobham wins $640m AMSA search and rescue contract

Cobham wins $640m AMSA search and rescue contract

Cobham SAR Services has won a 12-year, $640 million contract to supply and operate search and rescue aircraft for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). The new deal will see Cobham operate four Bombardier Challenger 604 special missions jets... [Continue reading]

Aviation Australia to offer courses in Melbourne

Aviation Australia to offer courses in Melbourne

Training school Aviation Australia has set up a new operation in Melbourne in partnership with the Victorian government. The school has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Victorian government and will offer a number of training courses in Melbourne... [Continue reading]

Lithium batteries top CASA’s most dangerous goods list

Lithium batteries top CASA’s most dangerous goods list

Lithium batteries have topped the Civil Aviation Safety Authority’s (CASA) list of potentially dangerous items to take on an aircraft. The list was released in conjunction with a new “Can I pack that?” dangerous goods (DG) app to inform travellers... [Continue reading]

Canberra team wins UAV challenge

Canberra team wins UAV challenge

How glad lost tourist Outback Joe must have been when an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) dropped a 500ml water bottle within 2.6 metres of his desperate grasp near Kingaroy Airport in outback Queensland. The almost centimetre perfect drop – the next best... [Continue reading]

Security set to be a focus at RAAA convention

Security set to be a focus at RAAA convention

Security promises to be top of the agenda at the 2014 Regional Aviation Association of Australia national convention. Speakers at the conference will include Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, Chief of the Defence Force, as well as David Forsyth, chair of... [Continue reading]

AMSA aiding Australian Antarctic Division’s summer preparations

AMSA aiding Australian Antarctic Division’s summer preparations

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has conducted a training course for Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) contracted aircraft operators in Canada ahead of the Antarctic summer season. The support aircraft were based in Calgary out of season,... [Continue reading]

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