22 February Good Fences Make Good Neighbours February 22, 2023 It is often said that good fences make good neighbours, and in the increasingly crowded radio frequency spectrum it is important, now more than ever, to ensure that unwanted interference does not inconvenience, or worse still, degrade the performance of systems that use adjacent frequency bands. Read more>> Related Posts Blowing in the Wind: The Introduction of New Runways and Implementation of PBN Enhancements With the impact of COVID-19, you may feel that there is no good aviation news “blowing in the wind”. This is far from the case, with two new runways about to be opened in Australia, increasing capacity, whilst the proposed standardisation of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) approach naming, and other enhancements will make these approaches both safer and more efficient. Read more>> Report: IFALPA ATS Committee Meeting As the new AusALPA Air Traffic Services (ATS) Portfolio Chairman, my main focus involves overseeing the air traffic and meteorology aspects of the industry and to get involved when required, in order to make a positive difference to the piloting community. We have a great group of volunteers at AusALPA who are always monitoring current issues and potential changes that could impact our flying activities and jobs, as well as looking at how the Association can better influence these changes so that the best outcomes are delivered, preferably in line with ICAO standards and world’s best practice.... Read more>> Fatigue Safety Action Group (FSAG) Fatigue is an ongoing consideration for us all, and as part of the FSAG group, we meet monthly to review data and make changes with the aim of improving pilots’ lives from the fatigue perspective. Read more>> Minimum Fuel "Good Morning Captain. Sorry about the bowser but as it will be another hour before he gets here, are you happy to dispatch with the fuel on board and top up the oils later?" Read more>> Lithium Ion Batteries: What You Should Know Mark Rogers, IFALPA Dangerous Goods (DG) Committee Chairman discusses the issues and concerns related to the transport of lithium ion batteries as cargo. Read more>> Comments are closed.