#atsb preliminary report into B200 Essendon crash released today.
SMH report below.
A lot of work yet to determine the causal links in this accident.
Earlier reprot on Essendon accident
March 29 2017 – 3:37PM No engine failure on Essendon crash plane before impact: investigators
Tom Cowie Both engines on a light plane […]
The Ministers “direction to the #casa Board is a joke and demonstrates his complete lack of understanding for #aviation.
The Statement of Expectations for the Board of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority for the Period 27 March 2017 to 30 June 2019 is attached below.
This statement has:
Has no KPIs; No deadlines; No specifics […]
Propeller found according to The Australian.
Missing REX propeller that sheared off plane mid-flight found in bushland Rex Airlines propeller found in Revesby Heights The Australian 3:32PM March 21, 2017 Save Emily Ritchie Journalist Sydney@emilyritchie94
A propeller that sheared off a Regional Express plane bound for Sydney mid-flight late last week […]
The REX SAAB which lost a propeller at 00:46 UTC on a flight from YMAY to YSSY according to Flightradar24, went some 40NM north of YSSY before landing on 16R.
A PAN call from a professional crew stating that the aircraft had lost a propeller and there is a diversion by ATC over inhospitable tiger […]
Serious breaches of Civil Aviation Act by Josh Hoch have been reported by a number of sources (see below).
That these have gone on for such a long time unimpeded by #casa demonstrates a regulator asleep at the wheel.
Queensland Police interview – no mention of #casa
Hoch applied for and was granted an AOC […]
Pilot losses mount in Australia, which puts pressure on the provision of aviation services in the “bush” in particular to very remote areas.
A recent phone call to Charleville reveals there is only one charter operator west of Toowoomba. This situation extends into northern NSW as well.
All is not well for #aviation and we […]
The current senate aviation security inquiry has some very important issues raised by a range of people.
Some of these go to the heart of aviation security and the issues raised by aviators over the ASIC system and it’s management.
Senate questioning of Mr. Kessing
Transcript of proceedings
From The Australian Airport passenger screening a […]
The “Government response” to the #asrr two years on.
Although published in May 2014, the #asrr report did not get the “Government response” until December 2014.
The #ASRR report by David Forsyth at May 2014:
This comes out throughout the ASRR report and can be best described as a disconnect of […]
Aviation Industry Consultative Council Membership list is below as downloaded today from the Infrastructure web site.
Attached below is a note from the last meeting of the AIC in January 2016.
The General Aviation Action Group [GAAG] is a sub-committee of the AICC. The GAAG is the group named by Minister Chester today (see below)
Yvette Lutz is back in #casa.
Although this FOI was tasked with a written statement, to damn John Quadrio, she did not appear in the AAT hearing. The statement was written by Moore, the investigator, not Lutz.
When referred to another FOI, that person said “I …can see nothing wrong in the video clip…”
Wooroora Road Fire
Around 11th October 2016, a fire broke out after changed wind conditions and is suspected to be from a controlled burn about 15km south of Ravenshoe on the Wooroora Road. By Saturday, it was under control with just over 3000 hectares burnt.
Fire Controller, Bernard Grech of the Queensland Fire and Emergency […]
Finally an “official” update by #atsb on the new #pelair report. It has not yet been given to the directly interested parties (DIP’s).
That the #pelair debacle, created by #casa and #atsb separately and in concert, is deplorable and shows the contempt for those involved.
November 2009 was the date of the ditching and we […]
This is Skidmore’s last misssive, and …goodbye…
[Remember, the missive only goes to around 7000 people and many of these only have an interest in #aviation, being on the “list”]
What has Skidmore brought us?
More regulation; No improvement of regs especially Part 61, which brings higher costs and no understanding improvements, despite Skidmore’s “Tiger […]
The is the re-run of the Airport and aviation security inquiry, with submissions required and a reporting date of 1st December 2016.
Airport and aviation security
On 4 December 2014, the Senate moved that the following matters be referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee for inquiry and report by 26 […]