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NEWS: Recent Accidents

Date:
Thursday, March 14th, 2019

NEWS: Recent Accidents Recent airline accidents highlight certain responsibilities that we, as operators of aircraft or as instructors and training captains, must carry. The designers, engineers, manufacturers and licensing authorities must respond after the event. For every accident there is a subsequent modification or regulation. However, we have a more important role. It is our […]

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Flight Radio for Pilots VFR Operations – CASA AROC

Date:
Sunday, February 24th, 2019

Flight Radio for Pilots VFR Operations In 2018 CASA introduced the AROC which is described at the following site and link: AROC: https://www.casa.gov.au/standard-page/aeronautical-radio-operator-certificate-aroc Information sheet: Aeronautical Radio Operator Certificate (AROC) information sheet. For those of us holding the old Flight Radiotelephone Operator’s Licence (FROL) there is a transition period wherein the old licence can be converted to the new certificate. To quote […]

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New BAK, Aircraft Operations, IFG, VFG editions

Date:
Monday, February 4th, 2019

New editions of our books are now available in print and the DIGITAL BOOKSTORE. Basic Aeronautical Knowledge (BAK) 4th Edition A new edition of the BAK book is now available. It has changes to student licence regulations as advised by CASA – and minor changes to reflect the MOS. It continues the very high standard […]

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IFG 2019 & VFG 2019 coming soon

Date:
Monday, January 7th, 2019

IFG 2019 & VFG 2019 We expect the new editions to be in stock by the end of January. DIGITAL BOOKSTORE versions will be released at the same time.

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BAK 4th Edition coming in the end of January

Date:
Monday, January 7th, 2019

The new Basic Aeronautical Knowledge (4th Edition) will be in stock by the end of January 2019.

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UPDATE: BAK (Third Edition) Figure 7-20

Date:
Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

UPDATE: Basic Aeronautical Knowledge – Third Edition In the current edition of BAK, there is a typographical error in Figure 7-20. The corrected image is here:

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Aircraft Performance, Planning & Loading changes

Date:
Friday, December 7th, 2018

Aircraft Performance, Planning & Loading (PPL/CPL) CASA has released a legal instrument which changes the fuel requirements for flight planning purposes. Please refer to CASR 234-1(2) on the CASA website. Significantly, WEF from 08 Nov 18, the fixed fuel reserve was reduced for small, piston or turbo-prop aeroplanes, Day VFR – for Private, Aerial Work […]

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NEW Flight Rules & Air Law (17th Edition)

Date:
Friday, December 7th, 2018

Flight Rules & Air Law – PPL/CPL A new edition of this book is now available. It contains updated references to the regulations and operational documents – which have undergone many changes in the past few months. Unfortunately, there has been a slight price increase due to increased paper and production costs. Flight Rules and […]

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Student Pilots Licences change (for BAK students)

Date:
Friday, November 23rd, 2018

NOTAC to all Student Pilots using ATC Books and specifically BAK (3rd Edition). The regulations regarding Student Pilots Licences have changed. The revised regulations are contained herein. Please see out Updates/Addenda page to download these changes (PDF): Updates / Addenda

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PPL/CPL Flight Rules & Air Law update

Date:
Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

There have been many recent changes to the structure of the AIP which affect the cross-references, extracts and the relevant Questions and Answers that appear in the FRAL book. A new (17th) edition has been prepared and will be available in a few weeks.

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