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June 2024

12 Jun 2024

Human trafficking awareness training

10 Jun 2024

Aircraft register - updated

06 Jun 2024

Exemption from the Requirements in Civil Aviation Rules 47.55(c) and 91.105(f)(1)

05 Jun 2024

Part 77 proposals

  • Met Mast near TECT Park, Ngawaro Road, Ngawaro
    Submissions close 3 July 2024
  • Structure (Ravensdown) at 292 Main South Road, Hornby, Christchurch
    Submissions close 3 July 2024
04 Jun 2024

UK CAA Safety Notice SN–2024/002 Piper PA-28 and PA-32 Undercarriage Inspections - issued 03 Jun 2024

04 Jun 2024

EASA AD 2024-0107 - MBB-BK117 D-2 and D-3 helicopters - Medical Equipment Support Inspection - effective 17 Jun 2024

04 Jun 2024

Aircraft register - updated

May 2024

31 May 2024

Advisory Circulars monthly report - May 2024 [PDF 243 KB]

30 May 2024

Airworthiness Directive Schedule Amendment Nr 24-05 - effective 30 May 2024

29 May 2024

ICAO standards and recommended practices updated

27 May 2024

Part 77 proposal

  • Reassessment of building at 38 Elizabeth Street, Tauranga
    Submissions close 24 June 2024
27 May 2024

EASA AD 2024-0104 AB212 and AB412 helicopters: Left Upper Cap Angle - Inspection

27 May 2024

Aircraft register - updated

24 May 2024

AC00-1, Revision 2, Acceptability of Parts

This AC has been revised and is now available. Revision 2:

  • Clarifies eligibility of CASA Form 1 in sections 2.4, 3.1 and 5.2, and deletes clarification ‘formerly DA1’.
  • Deletes clarification ‘formerly JAA Form One’, after EASA Form 1 in sections 2.4, 3.1 and 5.2.
  • Deletes clarification ‘formerly TC24 0078’ after Transport Canada Form One in sections 2.4, 3.1 and 5.2.
  • Adds section 5.3 about the eligibility of CASA Form 1 for a CAANZ Part 145-certificated organisation.

CAA would like to thank the participants who provided feedback on the consultation draft. This has enhanced the new revision.

23 May 2024

FAA Emergency AD 2024-10-04 Wing Attach Fittings: Piper PA-28-181, PA-28R-201, PA-34-220T and PA-44-180 Aircraft

23 May 2024

Part 77 determinations

  • Mobile cranes at 92D Hobsonville Road, Auckland - hazard
  • Crane at 25 Steadman Road, Broomfield, Christchurch - no hazard
  • Crane at 14-16 Parker Street, Papakura, Auckland - no hazard
  • Crane at 7 Par Lane, Tikipunga, Whangarei - no hazard
22 May 2024

AC43-12, Revision 1, Non-Aeronautical Lead Acid and Reconditioned Batteries

This AC has been updated for the first time since 1997. Revision 1 is a general update of this AC, to align with current AC format and update technical information. This Revision has also deleted the Acceptable Standards section, added advice about using reconditioned batteries, added a Further Resources section, and added a Version History.

CAA would like to thank the participants who took the time to provide feedback on the draft for consultation.

22 May 2024

ATSB safety advisory notice for helicopters: Anticipate turbulence and slow down [PDF 250 KB]

21 May 2024

Plan ahead before submitting an application form

Here’s a checklist to ensure your application is processed as smoothly as possible:

  • complete all relevant sections of the form. Incomplete forms will be returned to the submitter
  • use the correct form; these are on our website. Always use the form on our website as these are the most up-to-date versions
  • plan ahead to get applications in early
  • check the Certification pages on our website to ensure you know what you need
  • engage with us early when applications are complex, for example the introduction of a new aircraft type to your operation
  • submit all documents, reports, and details at the same time, rather than over a prolonged period.
21 May 2024

An additional dangerous goods course will be held in Whanganui on 8-9 July 2024

20 May 2024

Aircraft register - updated

17 May 2024

Bird incident rate report 2024 Q1 [PDF 1.1 MB]

16 May 2024

Work Together, Stay Apart: Circuit Certainty Seminar dates announced

14 May 2024

Rule projects in progress updated

14 May 2024

Part 77 determination

  • Cranes at 168 Castle Street, Dunedin - hazard
13 May 2024

Aircraft register - updated

10 May 2024

Registrations open: Occurrence Investigation Workshop

Registrations are open for the Occurrence Investigation Workshop, with dates in Auckland (July) and Christchurch (September). This one-day workshop is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to investigate an occurrence, and covers various elements of occurrence investigations.

Visit the workshop page to find out more and to register.

09 May 2024

What to expect at the airport: Common questions from passengers

08 May 2024

Part 77 proposal

  • Met Mast near 517B Lake Road, Tangimoana
    Submissions close 5 June 2024
08 May 2024

Part 109 Regulated air cargo agents list (v.158)

08 May 2024

AC43-10, Revision 7, Aircraft radio station – Form CAA 2129, Aircraft Radio Station Equipment Approval Levels  

This AC has been updated for the first time since 2002. Revision 7 clarifies the content of the form CAA 2129, including the need to list communication equipment on it. It also revokes Appendix A and provides alternative sources of this information. Lastly, we have taken the opportunity to add a Version History.

CAA would like to thank the participants who took the time to provide feedback on the draft for consultation.

08 May 2024

Vector Online: Risky business

06 May 2024

Aircraft register - updated

03 May 2024

Part 109 Regulated air cargo agents list (v.157)

03 May 2024

Airspace user consultation - Application for amendment to Auckland control zone sectors and terminal control area boundaries

Submissions close 31 May 2024

03 May 2024

Sixth meeting of the Emerging Aviation Technology Forum

The Emerging Aviation Technologies Forum (EATF) held a well-attended meeting in Wellington on 1 May at the national office of the CAA.

03 May 2024

In, out, and around the Manawatū GAP booklet – new revision now available

Previously revised in 2017, this updated Good Aviation Practice booklet covers the Manawatū-Whanganui region – from Foxton through to Whanganui.

Download a digital copy [PDF 3.2 MB] or order a free printed copy using our online form.

01 May 2024

UK CAA AD G-2024-0001-E Lindstrand Balloons: Envelopes with Polyester Filled Aramid (Kevlar) Load Tapes – Removal from Service

01 May 2024

Vector Online: New radar for air traffic control

April 2024

30 Apr 2024

Advisory Circulars monthly report - April 2024

30 Apr 2024

Part 77 proposals

  • Met Masts at 400 Beamish Road, Santoft and SH3 Turakina
    Submissions close 28 May 2024
  • Crane at 292 Main South Road, Hornby, Christchurch
    Submissions close 28 May 2024
29 Apr 2024

AC139-10, Revision 2, Control of obstacles

This Advisory Circular has been updated for the first time since 2007. Revision 2 updates references and key information, makes the language more direct and adds a Version History.

29 Apr 2024

Part 109 Regulated air cargo agents list (v.156)

29 Apr 2024

AC91-17, Revision 2, Light Hazards on Aircraft

This AC has been revised and is available for consultation.

Revision 2 changes the title of the AC from Laser Strikes on Aircraft to Light Hazards on Aircraft. It also adds the following:

  • New section 6, Other light hazards.
  • A note under section 7.
  • A sub-section 9.4 on other hazards such as bright lights.

Comments close Monday 27 May 2024.

29 Apr 2024

Aircraft register - updated

24 Apr 2024

Airworthiness Directive Schedule Amendment Nr 24-04 - effective 24 April 2024

24 Apr 2024

Vector Online: Do you see me now?

23 Apr 2024

Airworthiness and Maintenance Workshop

North Island workshop dates confirmed:

  • Wellington 23-24 July
  • Taupo 3-4 September
  • Auckland 15-16 October
23 Apr 2024

Part 77 proposal

  • Lattice Truss Tower at 98 Colyer Road, Invercargill
    Submissions close 21 May 2024
23 Apr 2024

Continuing Airworthiness Notice 05-002 - Revision 1: Manufacturer Service Information Compliance

23 Apr 2024

EASA SIB 2024-07 - Schempp-Hirth Dicus and Ventus powered gliders: Front Electric Sustainer Wiring

22 Apr 2024

Aircraft register - updated

19 Apr 2024

Part 77 determinations

  • Tararua Wind Power Ltd - Isla Road, Otaraia, Southland - hazard
  • Cranes at 102 Prices Road, Manukau, Auckland - hazard
19 Apr 2024

Part 157 proposal

  • Construction of an aerodrome – Te Tohunga
    Submissions close 17 May 2024
19 Apr 2024

CA Act 2023: 1990-2023 Civil Aviation Act comparison guide

18 Apr 2024

Media release: CAA prosecution results in conviction of microlight pilot for careless operation

18 Apr 2024

Vector Online: The dangers of aircraft icing

15 Apr 2024

AC61-3 - Pilot licences and ratings - Private pilot licence

A new revision of this AC has been published and is now available.

Revision 30 deletes the sentence about medical certificate requirements in the section under Night flying. It also deletes the references to Metflight at sections 8.50.2 and 8.50.4.

A marked up version of the AC with insertions in yellow highlight and deletions in strikethrough, is available here for easy reference:

AC61-3 Marked-up version [PDF 1.6 MB]

We have also made a minor change to AC61-17, Pilot licences and ratings - Instrument ratings, deleting an out of date reference at section 52.75.26.

CAA would like to thank the participants who bought these errors to our attention.

15 Apr 2024

Part 157 determination

  • Aerodrome Conditional Determination - Grass Runway at Pukaki Airport
15 Apr 2024

Airspace user consultation - Proposed amendment to terminal control area – North Dunedin

Submissions close 03 May 2024.

15 Apr 2024

Part 77 proposal

  • Crane at 830 Great South Road, Auckland
    Submissions close 10 May 2024
15 Apr 2024

Aircraft register - updated

11 Apr 2024

Part 77 proposals

  • Tower Crane at 92D Hobsonville Rd, Auckland
    Submissions close 8 May 2024
  • Mobile Crane at 92D Hobsonville Rd, Auckland
    Submissions close 8 May 2024

Part 77 determination

  • 6 The Cutting Way, Palmerston North - hazard
11 Apr 2024

VFR MET Good Aviation Practice (GAP) booklet – new revision now available

Previously updated in 2021, the latest revision incorporates references to PreFlight, information on space weather, and has updated imagery throughout.

Download a digital copy [PDF 4.3 MB] or order a free printed copy using our online form.

11 Apr 2024

Work Together, Stay Apart seminars

  • New events announced for Omaka, North Shore and Wanaka in June
10 Apr 2024

CA Act 2023: How existing aviation Rules are being aligned

10 Apr 2024

Vector Online: Lasting legacy of an aviation safety pioneer

09 Apr 2024

Part 77 proposal

  • Crane at 7 Par Lane, Tikipunga, Whangarei
    Submissions close 7 May 2024
09 Apr 2024

Part 109 Regulated air cargo agents list (v.155)

08 Apr 2024

Airspace user consultation - Proposed Common Frequency Zone – Oamaru

Submissions close 24 Apr 2024.

08 Apr 2024

AC61-1, Revision 13, Pilot licences and ratings - General

This AC has been updated and is now available.

Revision 13 adds a requirement to provide evidence of remedial training in the event of a flight test failure, in the section on rule 61.21, Flight tests.

CAA would like to thank the participants who took the trouble to comment on the proposed changes.

08 Apr 2024

AC00-1, Revision 2, Acceptability of parts

This AC has been revised and is available for consultation. Revision 2:

  • clarifies eligibility of CASA Form 1 in sections 2.4, 3.1 and 5.2, and deletes clarification ‘formerly DA1’
  • deletes clarification ‘formerly JAA Form One’, after EASA Form 1 in sections 2.4, 3.1 and 5.2
  • deletes clarification ‘formerly TC24 0078’ after Transport Canada Form One in sections 2.4, 3.1 and 5.2
  • adds section 5.3 about the eligibility of CASA Form 1 for a CAANZ Part 145-certification organisation, and
  • deletes note about the incorrect rule reference as corrected in 2021.

Comments close Tuesday 7 May 2024.

08 Apr 2024

Aircraft register - updated

05 Apr 2024

Part 77 proposal

  • Extension of determination for crane at 14-16 Parker Street, Papakura
    Submissions close 3 May 2024
05 Apr 2024

AC091-09 - 172-1 Rev 16 Radiotelephony Manual [PDF 1.1 MB]

On 4 April 2024, a participant alerted us to an error in in Figure 4.3.2a, which we have now corrected.

CAA would like to thank the participant who drew this to our attention.

A marked-up copy is available here for participants to see the change, which is also noted in the version history:

AC091-09 - 172-1 Rev 16 Radiotelephony Manual - marked-up version [PDF 1.1 MB]

04 Apr 2024

New Southern Sky Stakeholders’ Showcase recap

04 Apr 2024

FAA SAIB 2024-02 Colonial C-1, Colonial C-2, Lake LA-4, Lake LA-4A, Lake LA-4P, Lake LA-4-200, Lake 250, and Lake 270 Turbo Renegade – Wing Spar

02 Apr 2024

Part 77 proposal

  • Removal of crane at 25 Steadman Road, Broomfield, Christchurch
    Submissions close 30 April 2024
02 Apr 2024

Part 109 Regulated air cargo agents list (v. 154)

02 Apr 2024 Aircraft register - updated

 

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