AGAA representatives front Senate Hearing Committee – 19th November 2019

Comparing and contrasting medical and other standards for pilots within the self-administered sector against those of CASA-regulated pilots.

AGAA representatives from AOPA, SAAA, AMROBA and GFA attended and provided evidence to the Rural & Regional Affairs & Transport Legislation Committee  (RRAT) – Oversight of Civil Aviation Safety Authority – hearing in Canberra on 19th November 2019.

Other industry representatives from RAAus, AWAL and APF attended along with a team from CASA, which included Shane Carmody.

The purpose of the hearing is to consider the self-administered sport sector. In particular, the committee is interested to compare and contrast the medical and other standards for pilots within the self-administered sector against those of CASA-regulated pilots.

A large number of matters were taken on notice, and attendees will be delivering additional information to the committee for further consideration.

The proceedings can be viewed here:  RRAT – Oversight of CASA – Hearing 19th Nov 2018

The hearing was conducted in three segments with approx. times per the video per:

  • Opening by the Chair: 14:27 hrs
  • RAAus / AWAL / APF: 14:30 hrs
  • AOPA / AMROBA / AOPA: 15:17 hrs
  • CASA: 16:20 hrs
  • Conclusion: 17:07 hrs

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