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December 2022

05 Dec 2022

AC141-1, Revision 5, Aviation Training Organisations – Certification

The marked up copy, to easily check changes, is available here [PDF 489 KB].

05 Dec 2022

Part 77 Proposals: 

Crane at 124 Wiri Station Road, Wiri, Auckland 
Submissions close 29 Dec 2022

Crane at 515 State Highway 2, Te Puna, Tauranga 
Submissions close 29 Dec 2022

Cranes at 347 Hillside Road South and 29 Neville Street, Dunedin 
Submissions close 29 Dec 2022

05 Dec 2022

Performance Based Navigation and Airspace Changes – Gisborne and Hawke's Bay - public consultation
Submissions close 18 Jan 2023

05 Dec 2022

2022 CAA stakeholder engagement survey

05 Dec 2022

Aircraft register - updated

01 Dec 2022

AC61-05, Revision 36, Pilot licences and ratings - Commercial pilot licence

The marked up copy, to easily check changes, is available here [PDF 2.4 MB].

01 Dec 2022

AC61-03, Revision 28, Pilot licences and ratings - Private pilot licence

The marked up copy, to easily check changes, is available here [PDF 1.6 MB].

01 Dec 2022

Emergency EASA AD 2022-0233-E - Leonardo AW169 helicopters, all S/N - effective 02 Dec 2022

November 2022

30 Nov 2022

The CAA talks drones
Christmas is coming and that means drones under the tree, and BVLOS flights are gaining momentum. Listen to our three interviews on drones in New Zealand: "If you fly a drone, you're a pilot", "BVLOS operations and the GA pilot", and "The business of drones".

30 Nov 2022

Advisory Circulars Monthly Report - Nov 2022

29 Nov 2022

Revised Good Aviation Practice booklet: Wake turbulence

This GAP booklet helps pilots to understand wake turbulence, how to avoid it, and how to recover if caught up in it.

Download a digital copy [PDF 1.6 MB] or order a printed copy using our order form.

28 Nov 2022

Aircraft register - updated

25 Nov 2022

FAA AD Suspected Unapproved Parts Notification (UPN) 2022-S20210727018 - Mooney series aircraft - Down Lock Blocks P/N 5040 and Up Lock Blocks P/N 5041 - issued 21 Nov 2022

25 Nov 2022

Media release: Most common items Aviation Security removes from passenger bags

25 Nov 2022

Airworthiness Directives Schedule Amendment Nr 22-11 - effective 24 Nov 2022

24 Nov 2022

AC21-10, Revision 1, Experimental Flight Testing Guidance

We have done a minor revision of this AC, to reflect changes to CAA forms.

Revision 1 expands the description of test/compliance matrix in section 5.7.6 to include a rules checklist, adjusts the layout in line with the current standard, fixes minor errors and makes stylistic changes.

It also adds definitions of Quantitative and Qualitative and moves some document links from a footnote to the Useful Links section. There is no substantive change to this AC.

The marked-up copy here provides deletions in strikethrough and insertions in yellow highlight for easier checking.

23 Nov 2022

AC91-9 & 172-1, Revision 15, Radiotelephony Manual – draft for consultation
Submissions close 21 Dec 2022

22 Nov 2022

FAA SAIB 2022-21: Emergency flotation section, pop-out float under inflation - issued 21 Nov 2022

21 Nov 2022

Part 77 proposals:

Meteorological Tower at 650 Venlaw Road, Oware, Southland
Submissions close 1 Dec 2022

Met Mast at Forestry Road, Waiuku
Submissions close 1 Dec 2022

Part 77 determinations:

Crane at Stead Street Pump Station, Invercargill

Crane at Kaitoke Regional Park, Upper Hutt

Crane at 98 Mountain Road, Epsom, Auckland

Crane at 42 Arena Avenue, Avenal, Invercargill

Met monitoring mast at 263 Waiinu Beach Road, Whanganui

21 Nov 2022

Aircraft register - updated

16 Nov 2022

Updated poster: Safety around helicopters

Available in A2 and A4 sizes.

Download a digital copy [PDF 821 KB] or order a printed copy using our order form.

14 Nov 2022

Aircraft register - updated

10 Nov 2022

Continuing Airworthiness Notice - CAN 70-001 - Safran (formerly Turbomeca) Arriel Engines – Counting and Recording Engine Cycles - effective 10 Nov 2022

10 Nov 2022

Emergency FAA AD 2022-22-12 - Landing Gear Cross Tubes - effective 22 Nov 2022

10 Nov 2022

Emergency Transport Canada AD CF-2022-62 Bell 505 Helicopters - Collective Lever to Swashplate Outer Ring Fouling - effective 23 Nov 2022

09 Nov 2022

Part 77 proposal:
Crane at 387 Great North Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland
Submissions close 07 Dec 2022

08 Nov 2022

Part 77 determinations:

Crane at Inanga Street, formerly 96 Hobsonville Road, Hobsonville

Crane at 11 Takitimu Road, Whenuapai Airbase, Auckland

Wind turbine at 207 Kohekohe-Karioitahi Road, Karioitahi

07 Nov 2022

Jeppesen outage - possible cyber security incident
Update 07 Nov 2022: Indications are that a global FD Pro issue affecting all operators using Jepp FD PRO means that Jepp FD PRO terminal and enroute data on iPads cannot be updated since 02 Nov. The AIRAC cycle changeover date was 03 Nov. Users who updated their devices before 02 Nov should be unaffected and can continue to use current FD PRO data.

07 Nov 2022

Aircraft register - updated

04 Nov 2022

Jeppesen outage - possible cyber security incident

04 Nov 2022

AC145-1, Revision 7, Aircraft Maintenance Organisations

The marked up copy, to easily check changes, is available here [PDF 696 KB].

04 Nov 2022

23/EXE/10 Exemption from the Requirement in Civil Aviation Rule 139.103(b)(3) - issued 03 Nov 2022

03 Nov 2022

Type acceptance report: Diamond DA 62
This is a new model from Diamond which is expected to be in New Zealand in the New Year.

03 Nov 2022

Emergency FAA AD 2022-23-08 - Inspection of Horizontal Stabilizer Actuator - effective 03 Nov 2022

03 Nov 2022

Statement from David Harrison, Deputy Chief Executive Aviation Safety, on the TAIC report on the Hood Aerodrome accident

03 Nov 2022

Transport Canada CASA 2022-04 - DHC-3 (Otter) Aircraft: Inspection of the Installation of the Stabiliser Actuator Lock Ring - issued 02 Nov 2022

02 Nov 2022

Continuing Airworthiness Notice - CAN 72-006 - AS350 Series Engine Anti-Ice System – Operation and Inspection – effective 02 Nov 2022

01 Nov 2022

AC121-1, Revision 2, Extended Diversion Time Operations and Polar Area Operations

A new revision of this AC has been published and is available here. We have made minor updates in line with the recent forms refresh.

We have also made a marked-up copy [PDF 897 KB], so changes can be easily checked. As with other ACs, text in yellow highlight denotes insertions and text in strikethrough denotes deletions.

01 Nov 2022

Part 77 proposals:

Crane at 219 Lake Road, Northcote, Auckland
Submissions close 28 Nov 2022

Building at Waikato Hospital, Pembroke Street, Hamilton
Submissions close 28 Nov 2022

Crane at 5 Steer Avenue, Greymouth
Submissions close 24 Nov 2022

Part 77 determinations:

Housing Subdivision at Wharenui Road, Owhata, Rotorua

Crane at BP Dairy Flat, Auckland-Waiwera Motorway

Crane at 14-16 Parker Street, Papakura, Auckland

October 2022

31 Oct 2022

Advisory Circulars Monthly Report - Oct 2022

31 Oct 2022

Aircraft register - updated

28 Oct 2022

AC43-3, Revision 5, Parts Documentation - CAA Form Two - New Zealand Domestic Part Label

A copy of the marked up AC is available here [PDF 316 KB].

28 Oct 2022

SAIB NE-06-31R6: Engine Lubricating Oils for Lycoming Engines (Lycoming) O-320-H, O-360-E, LO-360-E, TO-360-E, LTO-360-E series engines - issued 26 Sep 2022

27 Oct 2022

Airworthiness Directives Schedule Amendment Nr 22-10 - effective 27 Oct 2022

26 Oct 2022

AC91-2, Revision 2, Assignment of mode S address

Revision 2 updates address information for the Aircraft Register and reflects changes to how Mode S addresses are assigned, as well as adding a Version History.

25 Oct 2022

22/EXE/51 - issued 21 Oct 2022

Part 92 Carriage of Dangerous Goods: Exemption from the Requirements in Civil Aviation Rules 92.11(b), 92.15(a), 92.51(a), 92.55, 92.55(1), 92.57, 92.59, 92.105(a), 92.153 and 92.173

Part 133 Helicopter External Load Operations: Exemption from the Requirement in Civil Aviation Rule 133.65(b)(1)

25 Oct 2022

Aircraft register - updated

21 Oct 2022

Proposed Visual Reporting Points - Ardmore area - airspace user consultation - submissions close 18 Nov 2022

21 Oct 2022

Technical Arrangement on Maintenance with CAA Singapore

21 Oct 2022

CEO expenses 2021–2022, 01 July 2021–30 June 2022

21 Oct 2022

Part 77 proposal:

Crane at Kaitoke Regional Park, Kaitoke
Submissions close 10 Nov 2022

Part 77 determinations:

Crane at University of Auckland - 6 month extension

Cranes at North Shore Hospital, Takapuna - 6 month extension

Crane at 447 Redoubt Road, Totara Park, Auckland

Crane at 2 Park Road, Grafton, Auckland

20 Oct 2022

FAA SAIB 2022-20: Piper PA-28 and PA-32 aircraft – Wing Spar - issued 19 Oct 2022

19 Oct 2022

Emergency FAA AD 2022-21-11 - MRB P/N 204-011-250-001, -005, -009, -113, and -117 fitted on Bell 205 series and certain Bell UH-1, HH-1 and TH-1 series - effective 16 Nov 2022

19 Oct 2022

New poster: Check NOTAMs and AIP Supplements

Available in A3 size.

Download a digital copy [PDF 436 KB] or order a printed copy using our order form.

19 Oct 2022

FAA SAIB AIR-21-18R2 - Risk of Potential Adverse Effects on Radio Altimeters - issued 18 Oct 2022

17 Oct 2022

Aircraft register - updated

14 Oct 2022

CAA statement – Occurrence 19/8168 Cessna 172 loss of control at Lake Ellesmere, 21 November 2019

13 Oct 2022

AC91-17, Revision 1, Laser Strikes on Aircraft

This is the first time this AC has been revised since the initial issue in 2009. A marked up [PDF 325 KB] copy is available so changes can be easily checked.

13 Oct 2022

Part 77 proposals:

Crane at Stead Street Pump Station, Invercargill
Submissions close 10 Nov 2022

Crane at 98 Mountain Road, Auckland
Submissions close 10 Nov 2022

12 Oct 2022

Emergency EASA AD 2022-0208 - MBB-BK117 D-3 and D-3m helicopters

11 Oct 2022

Media release: The Alpine Group convicted and sentenced over October 2018 fatal crash

10 Oct 2022

Aircraft register - updated

04 Oct 2022

FAA AD Suspected Unapproved Parts Notification (UPN) 2022-S20200224008 - All aviation articles produced and/or sold by McPeck Aviation and/or Adam McPeck for installation on FAA type-certificated products - effective 28 Sep 2022

04 Oct 2022

New poster: I'M SAFE (Am I fit to work) [PDF 333 KB]

Download a digital copy [PDF 333 KB] or order a printed copy using our order form.

04 Oct 2022

Type acceptance report: Schempp-Hirth Ventus-3F
The Schempp-Hirth Ventus-3F is a new single seat glider with the FES nose-mounted electric motor. This is the third type in the country to use that propulsion system.

03 Oct 2022

Aircraft register - updated

01 Oct 2022

Continuing Airworthiness Notice - CAN 62-004 Revision 1 - Schweizer 269 Main rotor blade bearing replacement - Change of maintenance procedure (Schweizer SIL No. L-188) - effective 30 Sep 2022

 

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