New Standards Development project AS 16/06 – Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) equipment suitable for voluntary fitment and use in aircraft operated in accordance with the Visual Flight Rules (VFR)

CASA wishes to advise the approval of a new Standards Development project: AS 16/06 – Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) equipment suitable for voluntary fitment and use in aircraft operated in accordance with the Visual Flight Rules (VFR) Issue ADS-B is the cornerstone for Australia’s transition to satellite technology …

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Now in effect: simpler rules for aircraft rating flight reviews and instrument proficiency checks

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Two new exemptions are now in effect which provide alternatives to the aircraft rating flight review and instrument proficiency check rules. CASA EX93/16 provides alternative requirements for pilot type rating instrument proficiency checks. CASA EX97/16 provides an alternative to aircraft class rating and pilot type rating biennial flight reviews, with an aircraft …

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