Safety Matters

rss

Technically Speaking

Technically Speaking

The Safety & Technical (S&T) team has expanded this year and now consists of Technical Director - Captain Peter Gardiner and Technical Consultants - Captain Marcus Diamond...

Read more>>

Joining the S&T Team

Joining the S&T Team

On 10 November six new volunteers joined the Australian Air Line Pilots' Association (AusALPA)'s Safety and Technical (S&T) to help enhance the safety and operational efficiency of the aviation industry.

Read more>>

Flight in or Around Conflict Zones

Flight in or Around Conflict Zones

The issue of civilian commercial flights through conflict zones leapt to public prominence when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine on 17 July 2014.

Read more>>

Aviation Practices Induce Fatigue

Aviation Practices Induce Fatigue

The following article is based on a Master's thesis by FO Andrew Frost titled 'CAO & CAAP 48.1 - Fatigue Management for Flight Crew Members: Flight Duty Times based on scientific evidence and research, or a continuation of industry custom and practice?'

Read more>>

Are You Fit to Fly?

Are You Fit to Fly?

Pilot fatigue contributed to an incident where an Avro 146 jet received two separate warnings for flying below the minimum altitude, according to an ATSB report.

Read more>>

IFALPA Aircraft Design and Operations Committee Meeting Update

IFALPA Aircraft Design and Operations Committee Meeting Update

The IFALPA Aircraft Design and Operations (ADO) Committee (and in turn AusALPA's ADO Portfolio) is committed to influencing the design of air transport aircraft, their components, their performance and operation and to improve the working environment of the the individual airline pilot.

Read more>>

Farewell to the B767

Farewell to the B767

After many years, many miles and many great times both in the air and on the ground, the venerable 767 has left the Qantas fleet.

Read more>>

Flying, Safety and The Prince of Wales

Flying, Safety and The Prince of Wales

Since 2011, First Officer Mitchell Roggenkamp has been an active member of the AIPA Safety and Technical Committee and has represented both the Association and Defence at numerous industry working groups and forums.

Read more>>