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. Tony White, our National President, attended on behalf of SAAA.
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
- SAAA / AMROBA / AOPA: 15:17 hrs
- CASA: 16:20 hrs
- Conclusion: 17:07 hrs