January missive by a/g ceo carmody
What a slap in the face to #aviation.
Skidmore never understood #aviation and the need to #saveGA., much less Mccormick.
The current #casa Board are allowing Carmody to run riot with the assistance, as Dick Smith points out, a group of incompetents.
#pelair, #colmarbrunton, Lockhart River and now the […]
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 attached is the Creedy [Now mouthpiece for Air Services] version of the Truss “SafeSkies” conference in October 2013.
ASRR – expected end 2013.
Result: Not until well into 2014 and being dismantled by #casa
Board changes: Yes and done
Result: #casa is resisting requirements
ICC reports to #casa Board with more resources
Result: #casa […]
Question is: Do Advisory Circulars improve knowledge or are these documents being used by #casa to “bash GA” as another tool for this purpose.
The easy comparison is the indexing system used by the #FAA, which starts at the Parts [see below, after you scroll through the #casa example], then directs [as a good index […]
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…”
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 […]
On Saturday morning, Tom Gilmore [Mareeba Shire Mayor] opened the North Queensland Aeroclub premises, following it’s transfer from Cairns to Mareeba late in 2015.
Over 200 people came to the Open Day, which was attended by AOPA Australia, Mareeba Model Aero Club, other industry people and a large array of people interested in aviation. It […]
Minister Truss and Aviation
On Saturday, Mr. Truss was at the Brisbane LNP Annual Conference, where these was a testimonial dinner given. Truss has overseen one of the most devastating falls in aviation small business across Australia.
This is not something to be proud of at all.
In fact, Truss supported McCormick for an ICAO […]
In he attached, there is a progressive assessment of the Colmar Brunton #casa survey.
Industry perceives CASA as having two roles:
One as the ‘police’ or the regulator; and One as the ‘translator’ or the organisation which helps industry to understand regulations and comply in a practical way.For some, this translation would consist of […]
In The Australian today, there is a concession by #casa as to stifling aviation. This is a long time coming and follows the May 6th 2016 meeting at Tamworth organised by #aopa and then in Canberra in the meeting where the Minister left AOPA and RAAA to an un-minuted meeting.
The loss of pilot numbers […]
There has been no reference since September 2015 to the “..10 – commandments…” released by #casa.
Industry gave a 2/10 score at the time and if we look at the current situation, there is no improvement.
In fact, if you want to talk to Mr. Skidmore, there is no return on phone calss to the […]
Have been on a short destiny with the FLU fairies of recent weeks!
BUT given that found that the Seabird Seeker has achieved FAA Part 23 Normal Category Certified, Available for Commercial Operations.
The sad part is manufacture will be by Erickson Aircrane in the US, not at Harvey Bay. The new owners […]