The 2023 Design Delegation Holders Seminar on 02 November 2023 at Grand Hall, Parliament, Wellington was attended by over 65 participants from industry, RNZAF and CAA staff members.

The seminar gives Design Delegation Holders, Part 146 design organisations, and engineering staff, a chance to discuss technical and professional topics with the CAA and other industry members. Previously held every two years, the seminar has been so successful it has moved to an annual schedule.

This year’s seminar included a range of presentations from CAA including the closed-door forum between the CAA and Design Delegation Holders which always provides useful feedback.


1. Opening remarks [PDF 1.6 MB]

2. Keith Manch [PDF 1.9 MB]

3. Flight structures [PDF 2.1 MB]

4. Emerging Technologies Unit [PDF 2.5 MB]

5. Monitoring and Inspection Unit (MIU) [PDF 698 KB]

6. Merlin Labs NZ - Assuring AI

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