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21st Oct 2020, 04:07
Replies: 16
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Posted By Torres

Well known to many. Not the sharpest spanner in...

Well known to many. Not the sharpest spanner in the tool box. Insisted we have an approved system of Class A maintenance on a Cessna 206! :}
21st Oct 2020, 00:10
Replies: 16
Views: 2,715
Posted By Torres

CASA may not initiate the regulations (well, at...

CASA may not initiate the regulations (well, at least in theory) but the DAS seems to think CASA staff have discretionary powers which I can not find substantiated in the Act or CASR's? From the CASA...
4th Sep 2020, 04:17
Replies: 1,366
Views: 677,591
Posted By Torres

Glen. "Borrowed" AOC's for charter operations and...

Glen. "Borrowed" AOC's for charter operations and "interposed entities" for pseudo RPT operations were approved by CASA and are not dissimilar to franchising.

Australia's worst "airline" accident...
13th Aug 2020, 02:05
Replies: 1,366
Views: 677,591
Posted By Torres

Glen I have 50 years watching DCA, CAA and...

Glen

I have 50 years watching DCA, CAA and CASA and have suffered at the hands of power hungry, unaccountable, incompetence within CASA. An apology from the then Director did not compensate for...
9th Jul 2020, 23:42
Replies: 31
Views: 9,379
Posted By Torres

Mindsneak, Everyone has a chance to prove...

Mindsneak, Everyone has a chance to prove themselves and everyone failed. It is a double whammy - In the past 20 to 30 years aviation has had a near continuous line of absolutely dud Ministers: Of...
8th Jul 2020, 21:52
Replies: 31
Views: 9,379
Posted By Torres

Love the comedian! :} :} McCormack is so...

Love the comedian! :} :}

McCormack is so good he makes Anderson look smart! :}

Now, back to the real world..........
20th Jun 2020, 01:26
Replies: 80
Views: 8,176
Posted By Torres

As it has been for over 30 years!

As it has been for over 30 years!
13th Apr 2020, 21:40
Replies: 25
Views: 3,675
Posted By Torres

Some years ago CASA successfully prosecuted a...

Some years ago CASA successfully prosecuted a pilot who was taking photos from his aircraft and selling to property owners (maybe in FNQ??). In those days an Aerial Work AOC was required. Even...
1st Apr 2020, 14:22
Replies: 1
Views: 1,616
Posted By Torres

That would be a popular appointment.......

That would be a popular appointment.......
18th Feb 2020, 23:00
Replies: 11
Views: 4,112
Posted By Torres

Hagen Airport - I recall many years ago the RAAF...

Hagen Airport - I recall many years ago the RAAF agreed to lift a bingled Islander out of one of the highlands strips near Telefomin as a sling load under a Chinook and return to Goroka for repair.
...
15th Feb 2020, 23:02
Replies: 38
Views: 8,753
Posted By Torres

1996 to 1998 I wrote many letters to CASA...

1996 to 1998 I wrote many letters to CASA querying the definition and seeking a determination of 'scheduled services'. Leroy Keith, then CASA Director, told me around 1998 that CASA recognized the...
4th Feb 2020, 20:28
Replies: 75
Views: 23,766
Posted By Torres

Interesting............ ...

Interesting............

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16th Jan 2020, 21:08
Replies: 215
Views: 38,050
Posted By Torres

Would love to see anyone trying to put heavy...

Would love to see anyone trying to put heavy water bombers on the Australian register and operate under an Australian AOC............. CASA would have a field day.
14th Jan 2020, 01:09
Replies: 27
Views: 6,113
Posted By Torres

Same secrecy provisions apply to Amateur Radio...

Same secrecy provisions apply to Amateur Radio License holders who generally have access to far larger sections of the radio spectrum. Probably a bit out of date now with digital and coded...
29th Dec 2019, 20:28
Replies: 1,366
Views: 677,591
Posted By Torres

Climb150. It would be a fallacious argument to...

Climb150. It would be a fallacious argument to compare Australian aviation regulation to "some places you may have lived". I too have lived in countries where the civil aviation legislation is...
10th Dec 2019, 05:54
Replies: 1,366
Views: 677,591
Posted By Torres

Another meaningless, pointless, ludicrous...

Another meaningless, pointless, ludicrous statement from CASA.

Surely CASA don't think the Australian aviation industry believes that rubbish? :confused:
8th Dec 2019, 22:56
Replies: 14
Views: 2,587
Posted By Torres

In 1992, four years after the regulatory re-write...

In 1992, four years after the regulatory re-write began, Leroy Keith told me the project would be finished within a year or so.

That was 27 years and numerous DAS ago and the job is still not done.
16th Oct 2019, 22:53
Replies: 1,366
Views: 677,591
Posted By Torres

There appears to be the thought Glen's handling...

There appears to be the thought Glen's handling of his matter is not causing concern and turmoil in CASA. I seriously doubt that is the case.

The Iron Ring has closed around the CASA staff...
4th Oct 2019, 23:10
Replies: 34
Views: 6,531
Posted By Torres

Cromarty missed the bus entirely. He failed...

Cromarty missed the bus entirely.

He failed to address the ludicrous, often not safety related costs imposed on general aviation, both regulatory (CASA) costs and operating (ASA and airport owner)...
18th Sep 2019, 19:35
Replies: 1,366
Views: 677,591
Posted By Torres

With donated funds approaching Glen's required...

With donated funds approaching Glen's required $50,000, I wonder whether now may be the time to generate a public Petition to Parliament?

No guarantee it will achieve much political attention, but...
16th Sep 2019, 01:28
Replies: 1,366
Views: 677,591
Posted By Torres

I urge caution before accepting the CASA offer....

I urge caution before accepting the CASA offer. It may not be the olive branch it appears to be - your case may be getting a little "warn" for CASA and they are offering a way out which gives CASA...
1st Sep 2019, 04:00
Replies: 1,366
Views: 677,591
Posted By Torres

CASA is not a happy place. 20 years ago, in...

CASA is not a happy place. 20 years ago, in Glen's position, I still found quiet support within CASA.

Glen, with all those "Yes" and "Satisfactory" responses, have CASA advise you that your...
1st Sep 2019, 02:58
Replies: 1,366
Views: 677,591
Posted By Torres

Okihara, sue CASA for compensation - with what?...

Okihara, sue CASA for compensation - with what? The cash tin was empty.

Do you have any idea what it costs to sue the Commonwealth, or any entity with 24 million shareholders able to hide behind...
1st Sep 2019, 02:21
Replies: 1,366
Views: 677,591
Posted By Torres

CASA tried every trick to avoid this - I don't...

CASA tried every trick to avoid this - I don't think they wanted Assistant Director "Mumbles" cross examined! :}

To clarify, whilst Uzu Air's AOC was restored and they were awarded one of the...
1st Sep 2019, 01:13
Replies: 1,366
Views: 677,591
Posted By Torres

I presume you meant to say "... sided with CASA"?...

I presume you meant to say "... sided with CASA"?

From an article by Paul Phelan in Australian Flying:




Don't bet on it! :} CASA hates being questioned by politicians. Warren Entsch MP has...
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