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January 2021

22 Jan 2021

Revised Examination Procedures - General Directions Notice 2009 - effective 01 Mar 21

22 Jan 2021

Part 77 proposal for crane at 15 Brook Street, Milford, Auckland - submissions close 23 Feb 2021

22 Jan 2021

EASA SIB 2021-02 Rotorcraft Cargo Hook Installations – Impact on Sling Load Operations - issued 21 Jan 2021

21 Jan 2021

Part 77 proposal for crane at 92 Hawthornden Drive, Rotorua - submissions close 18 Feb 2021

20 Jan 2021

Continuing airworthiness notice: 05-014 - Onboard Systems Cargo Hooks – New inspections for hooks used for torsional load applications - issued 20 Jan 2021

18 Jan 2021

Aircraft register - updated

15 Jan 2021

EASA SIB 2017-18R2 - AS 350 B3 helicopters fitted with an Arriel 2D engine, AS 350 D, AS 350 B, AS 350 B1, AS 350 B2, AS 350 BA, AS 350 B3 and EC 130 B4 helicopters - Installation of a Crash Resistant Fuel System - issued 14 Jan 2021

15 Jan 2021

Continuing airworthiness notice: Garmin GTN Xi Products - ADS-B Out Not Functioning

13 Jan 2021

SAFO 21001 - Improper maintenance and/or installation of F&M Enterprises, Inc., and Stratus Tool Technologies, LLC, oil filter adapters - issued 06 Jan 2021

11 Jan 2021

Part 77 proposals for Cranes in Auckland and Christchurch:

61 Fred Taylor Drive, Westgate, Auckland - submissions close 8 Feb 2021
2 Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch - submissions close 9 Feb 2021
9 Wynyard Street, Auckland - submissions close 8 Feb 2021

11 Jan 2021

Type Acceptance Report: Schleicher ASK 21 Series – Revision 1

11 Jan 2021

Aircraft register - updated

08 Jan 2021

Annual Report 2020

07 Jan 2021

Safety education workshops - Registrations open!

05 Jan 2021

Aircraft register - updated

December 2020

24 Dec 2020

Aviation safety summary 2020 Q3

23 Dec 2020

Part 77 determination for cranes at 116 Access Road, Kumeu

23 Dec 2020

New website section: Human factors

23 Dec 2020

Media advisory: Take loose batteries out of your check-in baggage

23 Dec 2020

Rule projects in progress - updated

21 Dec 2020

News: Santa passes his medical and airworthiness for “flying sleigh/taxi plus reindeer”

21 Dec 2020

Part 77 proposals for cranes in Auckland:

32 Anzac Road, Browns Bay, Auckland - submissions close 29 Jan 2021
110 Kitchener Road, Milford, Auckland - submissions close 29 Jan 2021
30 Waimarie Street & 37 Glover Road, St Heliers, Auckland - submissions close 29 Jan 2021

21 Dec 2020

Media release: ADS-B rule signed with December 2022 deadline

21 Dec 2020

Pending rules have been signed by the Minister of Transport and will come into force on the prescribed date:

Part 1, Amendment 56
Part 91, Amendment 33
Part 101, Amendment 10
Part 172, Amendment 15

21 Dec 2020

Aircraft register - updated

21 Dec 2020

CAA Christmas hours

18 Dec 2020

Summary of public submissions received on NPRM Part 61 — Private Pilot Licence Medical Review

18 Dec 2020

Media release: Two Robinson helicopter R44 wire strike accidents

18 Dec 2020

Part 77 proposal for Mast at Matea Road, Rangitaiki - submissions close 18 Jan 2021

17 Dec 2020

Media release: Microlight crashed into hillside after entering fog at low level

17 Dec 2020

Airworthiness Directives Schedule Amendment Nr 20-12 - effective 17 Dec 20

17 Dec 2020

Use Christmas laser lights safely

16 Dec 2020

Aviation safety summary 2020 Q2

16 Dec 2020

Proposed performance-based navigation (PBN) regulatory framework package open for comment - submissions close 19 Feb 2021

15 Dec 2020

Briefing to the Incoming Minister

14 Dec 2020

EASA SIB 2020-20 - Automatic Deployable Emergency Locator Transmitters / Crash Position Indicators - issued 01 Dec 2020

14 Dec 2020

Aircraft register - updated

11 Dec 2020

COVID-19: Make summer unstoppable campaign

10 Dec 2020

Media release: Beware of lithium batteries

10 Dec 2020

Fatal accident report: 17/7177, ZK-GEL

10 Dec 2020

List of Part 109 regulated air cargo agents (v129) - updated 09 Dec 2020

08 Dec 2020

AC21-10 (Revision 0.1) – Experimental Flight Testing Guidance - 08 Dec 2020

This is a slightly updated version of the AC, with minor changes made, in response to suggestions from readers, to incorporate:

  • stylistic and typographical changes,
  • reference to use of cameras as instrumentation, and
  • reference to CAA accepted industry consensus standards as suitable guidance material.
08 Dec 2020

10/EXE/58 Exemption from the Requirement in Civil Aviation Rules 91.419 (c)(2) (i), (ii) and (iii) (Amendment #1)

08 Dec 2020

CASA AWB 63-006 Issue 2 Robinson R22 series helicopters - Issues related to the Main Rotor Drive System - issued 07 Dec 2020

08 Dec 2020

FAA SAFO 20016 Saircorp / Flight Boss Ltd. (Saircorp) Consoles - issued 23 Nov 2020

07 Dec 2020

Drones and the America's Cup

07 Dec 2020

36th America's Cup

07 Dec 2020

Aircraft register - updated

04 Dec 2020

Update on PPL medical Summary of Submissions

04 Dec 2020

CAA Industry briefing package: Fixed-wing flight training

04 Dec 2020

Vector 2020/21 - Summer issue out now!

03 Dec 2020

Phishing email scam using CAA branding

02 Dec 2020

Part 77 Determination for Crane at 121 Iles Road, Rotorua

01 Dec 2020

Notice of proposal for construction of a crane at 77 Queen Victoria Street, Motueka - submissions close 28 Dec 2020

01 Dec 2020

Omnibus rule amendments now in effect:
Part 1
Part 12
Part 19
Part 61
Part 77
Part 91
Part 95
Part 115
Part 119
Part 121
Part 125
Part 139
Part 172
Part 175

November 2020

30 Nov 2020

Bird incident rate report 2020 Q3 (July to September)

30 Nov 2020

Rule projects in progress - updated

30 Nov 2020

Aircraft register - updated

27 Nov 2020

Register of Alternative Specification Approvals - Revision 4 - November 2020

27 Nov 2020

List of Part 109 regulated air cargo agents (v128) - updated 27 Nov 2020

26 Nov 2020

Airworthiness Directive Schedule Amendment Nr 20-11 - effective 26 Nov 2020 

25 Nov 2020

146/148/DDH seminar recording

24 Nov 2020 AC21-10 - Experimental Flight Testing Guidance - Revision 0

This is the first issue of this Advisory Circular.

23 Nov 2020 2021 safety education workshops survey - let us know your thoughts!(external link)
To help us plan our 2021 safety education workshops, we'd like to know which workshops, dates, and locations are most popular. The results from the survey will help us determine when and where we'll run workshops. Complete the survey here - it'll be open until 07 December 2020(external link).
23 Nov 2020 List of Part 109 regulated air cargo agents (v127) - updated 23 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020 Aircraft register - updated
20 Nov 2020 COVID-19: MoT publishes updated guidance for Alert Level 1 
20 Nov 2020 Draft advisory circular: AC91-24 (draft) Revision 1 – ADS-B Systems - comments close 18 Dec 2020
19 Nov 2020 COVID-19: Face covering exemption card
19 Nov 2020 Type acceptance reports
Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D Series
Cessna 501/551 - Revision 1
19 Nov 2020 Navigable airspace determination 
Light towers at Hagley Oval, Christchurch
18 Nov 2020 COVID-19: Posters for operators
17 Nov 2020 MoT publishes updated guidance for Alert Level 1
17 Nov 2020 Vector online: Summer flying
17 Nov 2020 Appointment to the Director of Civil Aviation/Chief Executive role
16 Nov 2020 COVID-19: Face covering requirements
16 Nov 2020 Aircraft register - updated
13 Nov 2020 CAA Notice NTC 91.258 Revision 2 and summary of submissions
12 Nov 2020 New course dates:
Inspection Authorisation (IA) certificate initial course
Inspection Authorisation (IA) certificate renewal course
12 Nov 2020 Notice of objects and activities affecting navigable airspace
Crane at 132 Shakespeare Road, Takapuna, Auckland - submissions close 30 Nov 2020
12 Nov 2020 Revised form: 24066-11
12 Nov 2020 Media release: Public sector goes the extra mile to locate 40-year-old crash site
12 Nov 2020 Continuing airworthiness notice: Lycoming O-540-F1B5 engines with a S/N ending in “-40E” installed in Robinson R44 Raven I and R44 Cadet helicopters
12 Nov 2020 New form: CAA820 - Application for support to obtain foreign validation of a New Zealand aviation design approval
10 Nov 2020 Advice for contacting our licensing team
10 Nov 2020 Lighting and marking of wind farm turbines - updated
09 Nov 2020 Continuing airworthiness notice: Diamond DA 42 Rudder Steering Bracket P/N D60-5710-20-00-NPC
09 Nov 2020 Type Acceptance Report: Continental TAE 125 Series
09 Nov 2020 Notice of objects and activities affecting navigable airspace
Crane at 121 Illes Road, Lynmore, Rotorua - submissions close 5 Dec 2020
09 Nov 2020 Aircraft register - updated
06 Nov 2020 Type rating: CAE SimuFlite DFW East (Texas)- EMB 500  
05 Nov 2020 FAA SAIB NM-20-17 Aircraft Interior Disinfection - issued 04 Nov 2020
04 Nov 2020 Type rating: Aviation Specialties Unlimited (USA) - NVG initial pilot training course 
04 Nov 2020 Emergency airworthiness directive: FAA AD 2020-22-07 Bell Helicopters - effective 18 Nov 2020 
03 Nov 2020 EASA SIB 2018-10R1 Super Absorbent Polymers Contamination of Jet Fuel (Also refer to FAA SAIB HQ-18-17R1 Engine Fuel and Control – Filter Monitor Media Migration) - issued 28 Oct 2020
02 Nov 2020 Media release: Airspace restrictions on over Whakaari/White Island lifted
02 Nov 2020 Aircraft register - updated

 

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