Protecting and advancing Australia's aviation safety standards and operations

Safety & Technical Update

The Safety and Technical (S&T) Team continues to participate in many forums and undertake activities to ensure that high safety standards are maintained in Australia and, through IFALPA, globally. The following is a brief outline of some of the current issues with which your Safety and Technical Committee has been engaged.

New Airspace Users: Managing These As An Industry

Delegates from AusALPA attended the 35th ATS/Airline Safety Forum, which was hosted by Airservices Australia (AsA) in Brisbane, 24-25 May 2018. The annual forum provides an opportunity for the industry to collectively share safety information and lessons learnt to ensure an integrated approach to risk management on critical issues.....

SBAS In Australia

In the 2018 budget, the Federal Government allocated some $240m to implement an aviation capable SBAS over 4 years. This is in addition to the $14m SBAS Trial Project that is already underway in conjunction with New Zealand. So what do these initiatives mean to IFR navigation in Australia?

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Report: IFALPA ATS Committee Meeting

As the new AusALPA Air Traffic Services (ATS) Portfolio Chairman, my main focus involves overseeing the air traffic and meteorology aspects of the industry and to get involved when required, in order to make a positive difference to the piloting community...