7 of the most extreme weather events in Australia

Australia is a country of extremes. When Dorothea Mackellar wrote the iconic Australian poem “My Country” with the line referring to droughts and flooding rains in 1904, she recognised Australia as a place of extremes. Extreme heat, extreme rains, and extreme landscapes. We are going to look at 7 Australian weather extremes. 1.     Extreme rainfall … Read more

Fatigue in the aviation industry

Fatigue in the aviation industry

The Aviation Industry and Fatigue Management “My mind clicks on and off … I try letting one eyelid close at a time while I prop the other open with my will. My whole body argues dully that nothing, nothing life can attain, is quite so desirable as sleep. My mind is losing resolution and control.” … Read more

Australian Border Force, Biosecurity and Dangerous Goods Training

This week we will be looking at the importance of mandatory Dangerous Goods Training for aviation operators and those responsible for packaging and transporting pathology specimens (shippers). We will also examine how Australian Border Force Officers and Biosecurity Officers work to protect our borders from unsafe substances and goods. What does the Australian Border Force … Read more

New Flight Regulations Operations June 2

Civil Aviation Compliance – June 2, 2022 Those currently operating will know that the June 2022 deadline for Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) compliance is almost upon us.  Civil Aviation compliance rules changed on 2nd December 2021.  The deadline to get your fully updated and integrated exposition or operations manual to Civil Aviation Safety Authority … Read more

Amelia Earhart – An Inspiration to us all

Amelia Earhart is immediately recognised as a trailblazer for women aviators worldwide who have become pilots in a largely male-dominated arena. In addition, she is an inspiration to adventurers everywhere. She became one of the world’s first female aviators at a time when people were beginning to explore the world on aircraft, the beginning of … Read more

Civil Aviation Academy

Civil Aviation Academy

CAAA has been around long enough to see some massive changes in how we conduct business.  Over 20 years, CAAA has processed 43,500 approvals via correspondence and held almost 4000 in-person tutorial courses.  Our CEO, Sue-anne Munckton, travelled four days a month to Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane to deliver approval tutorials for many years. … Read more

Aviation Rules and Live Animal Transport in Australia

Aviation Rules and Live Animal Transport in Australia

With recent changes implemented by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) to its “carriage of animals” policy, it is now legal for passengers to bring their pets with them in the cabin of an aircraft while flying in Australia.  Before you get excited about travelling across Australia with Fido, the decision to allow this remains … Read more