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  • Flight Operations Regulations learning guide

    You recently accessed the Flight Operations Regulations online learning guide in AviationWorx. Its aim was to give you a basic understanding of the new rules applicable to your operation and to direct you to the detailed guidance materials that will help you comply with the new rules. ... More
    Opened 30 July 2021
  • Frequency congestion at Ballina, Lismore and Casino aerodromes

    The Office of Airspace Regulation has identified that frequency congestion around Ballina, Lismore, Casino and Evans Head aerodromes could be reduced through the allocation of a separate Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF) for Lismore and Casino, or the establishment of a separate... More
    Opened 9 June 2021
  • Proposed Part 60 MOS amendments – Upset prevention and recovery training - (CD 2102FS)

    Current Part 60 Standards allow certain simulators to qualify for upset prevention and recovery training (UPRT) through a relatively simple process. This simplified process is achieved by upgrading the simulators with a less onerous software before 24 March 2021. From 25 March 2021, older... More
    Opened 3 June 2021
  • Brisbane danger area changes

    The Office of Airspace Regulation is seeking your feedback on a proposal to change danger areas in the vicinity of Archerfield, Redcliffe and Sunshine Coast aerodromes, Queensland. Background Brisbane’s airspace was previously altered on 21 May 2020 due to the new... More
    Opened 20 May 2021
  • Flight Operations Regulations learning resource

    You recently accessed the Flight Operations Regulations online learning guide in AviationWorx. Its aim was to give you a basic understanding of the new rules applicable to your operation and to direct you to the detailed guidance materials that will help you comply with the new rules. ... More
    Opened 14 May 2021
  • Tasmania frequency changes

    The Office of Airspace Regulation is consulting on a proposed change to frequencies in Tasmania. Background Airservices have proposed amendments to the Class A, C, E and G frequency boundaries in Tasmania. Airservices advises this re-alignment and... More
    Opened 11 May 2021
  • Port Lincoln air routes

    The Office of Airspace Regulation is seeking your feedback on a proposal to change air routes in the vicinity of Port Lincoln, South Australia. Background Airservices have proposed an amendment to the air traffic services (ATS) route structure at Port... More
    Opened 11 May 2021
  • Pilbara basin 2021 preliminary airspace review report

    The Office of Airspace Regulation (OAR) is now seeking industry feedback on the preliminary airspace review of the Pilbara basin. The review was conducted in 2020 on our Consultation Hub . Further information about airspace regulation and the airspace change process is... More
    Opened 5 May 2021
  • Broadcast Area and discrete frequency for Tyagarah, Murwillumbah and the Gold Coast flying training area

    The Office of Airspace Regulation is proposing a Broadcast Area and discrete frequency in the vicinity of Tyagarah, Murwillumbah and Gold Coast flying training area. Background Aircraft are currently required to transmit on 126.7 MHz when operating within the vicinity of Tyagarah,... More
    Opened 5 May 2021
  • Bunbury radio congestion

    The Office of Airspace Regulation (OAR) has received feedback that there are ongoing issues with radio congestion at Bunbury. Breakthrough from distant aerodromes on Multicom 126.7 is a common occurrence at Bunbury airport. Other Multicom 126.7 aerodromes in the... More
    Opened 24 March 2021
  • VFR communication and surveillance equipment

    We want to understand what communication and surveillance equipment you use when you fly under visual flight rules (VFR) conditions so we know how potential future airspace changes may impact you. If you don’t have any surveillance and communication equipment, we’d still like to hear... More
    Opened 15 March 2021
  • Draft guidance for RPAS BVLOS operations

    CASA is developing guidance to help remotely piloted aircraft operator’s certificate (ReOC) holders wanting to conduct remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) operations beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS). We have developed several draft standard scenarios to provide clarity... More
    Opened 10 March 2021
  • Albany proposed broadcast area

    The Office of Airspace Regulation is proposing a broadcast area in the vicinity of Albany, Western Australia, following issues raised by local stakeholders. Due to the diversity in operations and a number of aerodromes in the vicinity, local stakeholders proposed the... More
    Opened 13 January 2021
  • Obstacles (Wind Farms) outside the vicinity of a CASA certified aerodrome - draft advisory circular 139.E-05 v1.0

    This is the second version of an advisory Circular (AC) which relates to obstacles (wind farms) outside the vicinity of a Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Part 139 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations aerodrome. AC 139.E-05 v1.0, replaces AC 139-18 v0 - obstacle marking and lighting... More
    Opened 13 January 2021
  • Preliminary Airspace Review Albury 2021

    The Office of Airspace Regulation is conducting a review of the airspace within the Albury region in New South Wales. The review will evaluate the fitness for purpose of the airspace within 25 nautical miles radius of Albury Regional Airport (YMAY) from the surface up to 8,500 feet.... More
    Opened 11 January 2021
  • Broome and Karratha 2020 preliminary airspace review

    The Office of Airspace Regulation (OAR) is now seeking industry feedback on the preliminary airspace review of Broome and Karratha. The review was conducted in 2019 on our Consultation Hub . Further information about airspace regulation and the airspace change process is... More
    Opened 11 January 2021
  • Tranche 3 - Proposed new Part 121 MOS – Australian Air Transport Operations - Larger Aeroplanes – (CD 2012OS)

    Part 121 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (CASR) – Australian air transport operations – larger aeroplanes, and its Manual of Standards (MOS) will contain the additional safety rules for air transport operations in larger aeroplanes. The rules in this consultation will... More
    Opened 27 October 2020
  • Draft Mildura Visual Terminal Chart 2020

    The Office of Airspace Regulation (OAR) is now seeking feedback from aviation stakeholders regarding information to be included on the Mildura Visual Terminal Chart (VTC). The 2019 Supplementary Mildura Airspace Review recommended that a VTC be developed. T he VTC legend and other... More
    Opened 2 October 2020
  • Proposed policy amendments to Part 101 MOS registration, accreditation and transitional provisions - (CD 2014US)

    CASA is seeking feedback on the proposed changes to the rules for drones, also known as remotely piloted aircraft, including details on: the registration and accreditation scheme COVID pandemic relief transitional provisions for remote pilot licences... More
    Opened 9 September 2020
  • Draft report - Dubbo 2020 preliminary airspace review

    The Office of Airspace Regulation (OAR) is now seeking industry feedback on the draft report of the preliminary airspace review of Dubbo. The review was conducted earlier this year on our Consultation Hub . Further information about airspace regulation and the airspace change... More
    Opened 2 September 2020
  • Proposed charges for drone, or remotely piloted aircraft, regulatory services

    We're seeking your views on the proposed charges for drone, or remotely piloted aircraft, services. Background In July 2019, the Australian Government passed legislation to introduce mandatory remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) registration and operator accreditation .... More
    Opened 25 August 2020
  • Draft AC 139.C-06 v1.0 - Skid resistance of aerodrome pavements and Draft AC 139.C-07 v1.0 - Strength rating of aerodrome pavements (Part 139 consequential ACs)

    Civil Aviation Safety Amendment (Part 139) Regulations 2019 was made on 21 February 2019. Effective 13 August 2020, the Part 139 of CASR amendment: establishes a single certification framework for regulated aerodromes (certified) mandates that an... More
    Opened 12 August 2020
  • Consequential amendments to Subpart 101.H - Rockets - (CD 1920SS)

    The purpose of the proposed consequential amendments Civil Aviation Safety Amendment (Part 101 - High Power Rockets) Regulations 2020, is to align Part 101 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) with the Australian Space Agency’s (ASA) legislative framework for high power rockets, and... More
    Opened 30 July 2020
  • Preliminary Airspace Review Adelaide 2020

    The Office of Airspace Regulation (OAR) is conducting a review of the airspace within the vicinity of Adelaide in South Australia. This Preliminary Airspace Review will assess the suitability of the current airspace structure from ground level to 8,500 feet above mean sea level... More
    Opened 29 July 2020
  • New competency standards for the operation of Australian registered gyroplanes - (CD 2001FS)

    With the commencement of Part 61– Flight Crew Licensing, CASA introduced a Manual of Standards (MOS) that outlined the competency standards that must be met prior to the grant of a licence, endorsement or rating. Part 61 provided the licensing framework for powered-lift, airship, and... More
    Opened 27 July 2020
  • Tranche 2 - Proposed new Part 121 MOS – Australian Air Transport Operations - Larger Aeroplanes - (CD 2010OS)

    Part 121 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (CASR) – Australian air transport operations – larger aeroplanes, and its Manual of Standards (MOS) will contain the specific safety rules for air transport operations in larger aeroplanes. The rules in this consultation will apply... More
    Opened 3 July 2020
  • Sector Safety Risk Profile Program Review

    We want your feedback to help improve our Sector Safety Risk Profile (SSRP) Program. The program identifies safety-related trends and safety risk factors through the development of safety risk profiles for aviation sectors. It provides a framework for CASA and industry sector... More
    Opened 1 July 2020
  • Draft AC 139.F-01 v1.0 - Design and operation of Australian water aerodromes

    The purpose of this Advisory Circular (AC), is to provide guidance and advice about CASA's requirements for the design and operation of water aerodromes. The guidance provided in this AC covers the recommended specifications for: physical characteristics ... More
    Opened 30 June 2020
  • Flight Safety Australia - feedback survey 2020

    Flight Safety Australia is CASA’s flagship aviation safety magazine. Take our survey to help us better provide the kind of publication you want! Whether you are a current reader, or have never read it at all, we want your feedback. The survey will take about... More
    Opened 24 June 2020
  • Tranche 1 - Proposed new Part 121 MOS – Australian Air Transport Operations - Larger Aeroplanes - (CD 2007OS)

    Part 121 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (CASR) – Australian air transport operations – larger aeroplanes, and its Manual of Standards (MOS) will contain the specific safety rules for air transport operations in larger aeroplanes. The rules in this consultation will apply... More
    Opened 16 June 2020
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