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Safety & Technical Update

Safety & Technical Update

AusALPA has responded to the Inquiry into Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and Associated Systems by making a submission highlighting the Association’s concerns and recommendations.

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Norwegian Air Experiment

Norwegian Air Experiment

Flags of convenience (FOC) used to just be a creature of maritime operations whereby Shipowners hunted the globe for favourable tax, labour and regulatory havens to register their fleets.

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The Danger of Drones and RPA's with Helicopters

The Danger of Drones and RPA's with Helicopters

Whilst a drone can enter the engine of a large commercial jet, and will no doubt cause an engine failure and possible fire, the crew can hopefully deal with the fire and successfully land on the remaining engine or engines.

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Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems

Previously referred to as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), the term Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) was introduced in 2011 by ICAO to reflect both the human and technical components required to operate an aircraft with no pilot on board.

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BOM: Behind the Scenes

BOM: Behind the Scenes

AusALPA has been involved with the Bureau of Meteorlogy (BoM) Graphical Area Forecast (GAF) working group since March 2014.

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