The Garlick Helicopters UH-1H, registered VH-ONZ, was being used to aid Australia’s Black Summer bushfire season on the NSW South Coast, when it experienced a critical engine failure 100 feet above water.
Drone operators will soon face the same mandatory reporting requirements as traditional aircraft, as the ATSB introduces its biggest overhaul in reporting rules in nearly two decades.
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The Australian Airports Association chief executive James Goodwin said the program will better enable airports to support the government’s reopening strategy.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has said that regional travel restrictions between Greater Sydney and the rest of NSW will be eased once the state hits its 80 per cent vaccination target.
In this episode of the Australian Aviation Podcast, host Adam Thorn and reporter Hannah Dowling discuss where we stand in our journey towards the re-opening of state and international borders.