Protecting and advancing Australia's aviation safety standards and operations

Safety & Technical Update

The IFALPA PGA RPWG has released its report which highlights how IFALPA should confront the challenge of the technological uprising, and nascent regulatory and industrial challenges, carried along with the concept of RPAS and the RPs that fly them. AusALPA reps played a pivotal role in drafting the report and were acknowledged for their contribution...

Why I Volunteer

The majority of personnel involved in AIPA are volunteers and willingly give up their time to help reduce the stressors and improve the quality life of AIPA Tech Crew and their families....

Enroute Hazardous Meteorological Information - The Future

In the last issue of Altitude, we ran an article from the Hong Kong Observatory on SIGMETs and the attempts to improve this “legacy” meteorological product. In this issue, we look at some of the future possibilities and initiatives to provide better En-route Hazardous Meteorological Information to the user, especially, you, the pilot...

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IFALPA Conference 2018: Atypical Employment Models

In April, pilots from across the globe gathered together for the 73rd annual International Federation of Airline Pilots (IFALPA) conference with 58-member associations in attendance. The conference was preceded by the Global Pilots’ Symposium which is run by the world’s three largest global alliances...