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Alan Jones and Dick Smith on Flying Training

Alan Jones talks to Dick Smith about flying training today [30th May 2018]

Dick Smith Oration

LNP policy support for immediate changes to Civil Aviation Act and review and change the regulations.

In July 2015, Dick Smith made earlier comments on the #casa malaise

How do I see this in 2018??

We now have a system where there is micro-management, poor relationships with participants and a lot of difference from 1969. Just look at the Dick Smith data.

Is it better?

The PelAir ditching tells us of a similar story.

Lucky individuals, saved by a vigilant group of locals prepared to put to sea in a lifeboat in 3-metre seas.

A recalcitrant regulator – #casa.



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