31 December Aircraft Incidents and Accidents December 31, 2018 The safety interview process can be quite unnerving for crew. If you have been involved in an accident or incident, seeking assistance from an AusALPA representative early in the process can help relieve the stress and anxiety of an impending "interview"... Read more>> Related Posts Aircraft Incidents and Accidents The safety interview process can be quite unnerving for crew involved in an accident or incident. Read more>> 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. Read more>> IFALPA Aircraft Design and Operations Committee Meeting Update The IFALPA Aircraft Design and Operations (ADO) Committee (and in turn AusALPA's ADO Portfolio) is committed to influencing the design of air transport aircraft, their components, their performance and operation and to improve the working environment of the the individual airline pilot. Read more>> IFALPA Aircraft Design and Operations Committee Meeting The IFALPA Aircraft Design and Operations (ADO) Committee held a meeting that was hosted by Boeing in Seattle, USA at the end of June 2015. Read more>> Your Voices Heard at the IFALPA Aircraft Design & Operation (ADO) Committee Meeting On 5 June 2019, 33 IFALPA committee members from all over the world, including observers from Airbus and Embraer, and the IFALPA Executive Vice-President Technical & Safety Standards, converged in Bangkok to discuss current issues and develop positions of influence in our ever-evolving industry. Read more>> Low Vis Operations in Sydney Only a few years ago, fog at Sydney Airport would have resulted in mass diversions to Brisbane, Canberra and even Melbourne. So what has changed, enabling most aircraft to land in low visibility conditions? The answer is that installation of truncated (shortened) High Intensity Approach Lighting System (HIALS) together with an upgrading of the Instrument Landing Systems (ILSs) and airfield lighting has allowed aircraft to land with an RVR as low as 300m. Read more>> Comments are closed.