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A Year in Review

A Year in Review

The Australian Airline Pilots' Association (AusALPA) came into being in 1997 after a decision was made for AIPA to be part of the International Air Line Pilots' Federations' (IFALPA) global pilot network.

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IFALPA AGE Committee Meeting

IFALPA AGE Committee Meeting

The annual IFALPA Aerodrome Ground Environment (AGE) Committee meeting took place from 30 September to 2 October 2015 in Casablanca, Morocco.

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Rule of 65: 'You're Too Old!'

Rule of 65: 'You're Too Old!'

You're too old to be an international pilot! They are words that no one wants to hear - that no one should hear... let alone type for an article to appear in a pilot magazine.

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Safety "Round-Up"

This article gives a brief "round-up" of the recent activities of the Committee's six Portfolios.

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IFALPA Conference

IFALPA Conference

The annual International Federation of Air Line PIlots' Associations (IFALPA) conference was held in Madrid in April 2015.

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Aviation Meteorology Product Update

Aviation Meteorology Product Update

In early 2014 I was involved, on behalf of the Australian Airline Pilots' Association (AusALPA), in a comprehensive review of aviation meteorological services conducted by the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM).

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Sharing Your Transport Safety Concerns, Confidentially

Sharing Your Transport Safety Concerns, Confidentially

We've all been there. The moment when you see something that just doesn't seem quite right. There's a problem in front of you, and while it may not have caused an accident yet, you can easily imagine how one day, maybe one day soon, it could end badly.

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The Rule of Two

The Rule of Two

In light of the Germanwings flight 4U9525 tragedy, air operators and government agencies worldwide have reacted swifly, albeit prematurely, to review and implement stricter procedures in the hope of preventing a similar event from occurring in the future.

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