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Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems

Previously referred to as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), the term Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) was introduced in 2011 by ICAO to reflect both the human and technical components required to operate an aircraft with no pilot on board.

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BOM: Behind the Scenes

BOM: Behind the Scenes

AusALPA has been involved with the Bureau of Meteorlogy (BoM) Graphical Area Forecast (GAF) working group since March 2014.

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Minimum Fuel

Minimum Fuel

"Good Morning Captain. Sorry about the bowser but as it will be another hour before he gets here, are you happy to dispatch with the fuel on board and top up the oils later?"

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Safety & Technical Update

Safety & Technical Update

Since the last edition, the Safety and Technical (S&T) Team has continued to participate in a number of activities to ensure that safety levels are maintained.

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Cosmic Radiation

Cosmic Radiation

Cosmic Radiation: Review of the Phenomena, of Regulations and of Practical Compliance Policies, and Known Biological Risk

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IFALPA HELCOM, Melbourne

IFALPA HELCOM, Melbourne

The AFAP continues to have an active involvement at IFALPA, having recently hosted the IFALPA HELCOM at the Melbourne offices...

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