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New Airspace Users: Managing These As An Industry

New Airspace Users: Managing These As An Industry

Delegates from AusALPA attended the 35th ATS/Airline Safety Forum, which was hosted by Airservices Australia (AsA) in Brisbane, 24-25 May 2018. The annual
forum provides an opportunity for the industry to collectively share safety information and lessons learnt to ensure an integrated approach to risk management on critical issues...

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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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Remote Pilots

Remote Pilots

Are remote pilots even pilots? This question is currently treated with some seriousness in global professional piloting circles...

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AFAP Safety Interview Support

AFAP Safety Interview Support

In the unlikely event that you encounter a safety-related event during your workday, stay calm, follow your procedures and call the AFAP for assistance...

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Unruly Passengers

Unruly Passengers

Unruly passenger behaviour continues to pose practical and legal challenges to both safety and security in international civil aviation...

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IFALPA Conference 2018: Atypical Employment Models

IFALPA Conference 2018: Atypical Employment Models

In April, pilots from across the globe gathered together for the 73rd annual International Federation of Airline Pilots (IFALPA) conference with 58-member associations in attendance. The conference was preceded by the Global Pilots’ Symposium which is run by the world’s three largest global alliances: Oneworld...

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Enroute Hazardous Meteorological Information - The Future

Enroute Hazardous Meteorological Information - The Future

In the last issue of Altitude, we ran an article from the Hong Kong Observatory on SIGMETs and the attempts to improve this “legacy” meteorological product. In this issue, we look at some of the future possibilities and initiatives to provide better En-route Hazardous Meteorological Information to the user, especially, you, the pilot.

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Why I Volunteer

Why I Volunteer

The majority of personnel involved in AIPA are volunteers and willingly give up their time to help reduce the stressors and improve the quality life of AIPA Tech Crew and their families.

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