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Colour Vision “deficient” (CVD) pursued by CASA

The following was released today, which goes to the latest push of CASA against pilots, with no “safety case” given:


VIPA labels new colour vision deficiency regs “discriminatory”

Item by australianaviation.com.au at 11:54 am, Thursday June 19 2014 Leave a Comment

The Virgin Independent Pilots Association (VIPA) says new rules relating to colour […]

Is CASA responding to critisism because of the ASRR??

The following is from the latest McCormick missive, in which he try’s to justify CASA as a “leading body…”.

CASA experts are eagerly pursued to participate in ICAO’s development of global rules for aviation safety.

The AVMED debacle is also covered, as CASA desperately tries to claw back it’s lost ground.

The online payment receipt […]

Latest edition of Flying is on-wavelength for change – ASRR Inquiry and fixing CASA

The latest Australian Flying is on wavelength for change, with Steve Hitchen supporting major change in the industry.

I have just made the local newsagent for my copy.


I met Steve at the December meeting at Moorabin in December and he was certainly impressed with the attitude of Senator David Fawcett and […]