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Sharing the Skies Safely

Sharing the Skies Safely

Wildlife strikes are not Acts of God and can be avoided,” so Phil Shaw (Avisure CEO &Aviation Wildlife Expert) has stated on many occasions. I support his contention and believe that with some training, a few changes to our SOPs, and accurate and timely information, aircraft operators and pilots can actively reduce strikes, especially those that cause or have the potential to cause substantial damage.

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Safety & Technical Update

Safety & Technical Update

AIPA wrote to QF expressing concerns about the risk of exposure to COVID-19 to pilots while at work, specifically, exposure of operating crew on the flight deck and deadheading crew in the cabin.

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AusALPA: Advancing the Safety and Technical Interests of our Members and the Profession

AusALPA: Advancing the Safety and Technical Interests of our Members and the Profession

AusALPA is an umbrella Association that was formed in 1997 after a decision was made for AIPA to join the Australian Federation of Air Pilots (AFAP) to form a single Australian delegation to the International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA). IFALPA is the global pilots’ network that represents in excess of 100,000 pilots and links upwards to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

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UNSW Wings Night 2019

UNSW Wings Night 2019

As anyone who’s ever completed a course of training knows, when that final exam is done, the sense of relief is pretty much second-to-none. Whether a short or a long course, we almost always never forget that final day, or the sense of achievement that goes along with it.

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Safety & Technical Update

Safety & Technical Update

AIPA met with Qantas Flight Operations to discuss an approach to CASA's proposal to increase allowable crosswind to 25kts rather than the existing 20kts.

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Australian Airports Association Conference

Australian Airports Association Conference

The Australian Aviation Wildlife Hazard Group (AAWHG) Executive Members, John Pizzino, Jackson Ring, Chris Fox, Jill Brix and I, on behalf of AusALPA, waved the AAWHG flag at the recent Australian Airports Association Conference at the Gold Coast . The team provided a panel session on the ‘hot topics of wildlife hazard...

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IFALPA Asia/Pacific Regional Meeting 2019

IFALPA Asia/Pacific Regional Meeting 2019

In early November, pilot associations from all over the Asia Pacific Region gathered in Dhaka, Bangladesh to exchange information and discuss the issues presently facing the region. A total of 30 pilot representatives from over 10 countries were in attendance. AIPA was represented by Captain Shane Loney...

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Safety & Technical Update

Safety & Technical Update

The Safety and Technical (S&T) Team continues to participate in many forums and undertake activities to ensure that high safety standards are maintained in Australia and, through IFALPA, globally. The following is a brief outline of some of the current issues with which your Safety and Technical Committee has been engaged.

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