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“Nothing to see here” – #asa, #atsb, #icao

“Nothing to see here” – #asa

That #asa would take the view that a failure of the radar and say that the reversion to “voice seperation” is astounding. Remember #MH370, where the only remaining reliable remaining data is that provided by radar.

This demonstrates that #asa has no idea about how to properly use the […]

Legal links in #CASA

Legal links in #CASA

There are numerous links between people in CASA and those who take a pivotal role in protecting the internal happenings. This is to be expected in a far-reaching organisation that is tasked as CASA.

The problem is when the aviation community become concerned that information is being improperly used and they […]

Reflections of the human face of the #PelAir ditching

Reflections of the human face of the #PelAir ditching

The tragic loss of Bernie Currall [our #pelair patient] in the past two weeks, just as the re-opening of the #pelAir ditching by the #ATSB has started.

ATSB started making phone calls to the participants [including the flight nurse] around the 19th of February 2015, which […]

No to McCormick as Chief of ICAO

No to McCormick as Chief of ICAO

A lot of astute readers of the #PelAir inquiry in the Senate of Australia will be glad to see that McCormick, fail to gain the Directorship of ICAO. McCormick was nominated in an obscure Singapore conference late in 2014.

This nomination was despite the previous glowing reports in […]

ICAO – Who is to lead it as next head??

ICAO – Who is to lead it as next head??

The announcement last year of the nomination of McCormick [ex-CASA ceo] for the ICAO position, proposed late in 2014, by Mike Mrdak’s Department of Infrastructure.

DPM Warren Truss confirmed it recently.

Looks like there is a serious contender, with broad aviation experience at a high […]

Who is the Director, International Standards, Australian Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Who is:

Director, International Standards, Australian Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Looks like a “Jamie Thompson” fills the bill. His talk as below, can be viewed here, but where has this person popped up??

 

 

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CASA finally come up with a full list of AC’s – legislative responsibility??

CASA has been very slow, which forms the basis of most complaints by industry and the serious deficiencies that have been lodged by numerous people and clearly enunciated by the ASRR [Forsyth Report] and directly to the Minister.

Organisations such as the agricultural groups are particularly vocal on the CASA deficiencies – Phil Hurst is […]

MH370 – The legal side

A browse of a European writing on MH370, reveals the following article, at page 37 in Strategic Risk magazine by the following authors:

The disappeared Hill Dickinson LLP Joanna Kolatsis and Saleema Brohi Global June 10 2014 Author page » Author page »

The loss of Flight MH370 raises the question of the legal and […]