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An informative look back on the disgraceful shenanigans of CASA over many years.
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I apologise for my somewhat intemperate remarks about Steve Hitchen’s thoughts in relation to bettering the fortunes of GA. Whilst we may disagree on ways and means Steve has for many years advocated...
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Ken Cannane’s sterling work shines light where no one in government is looking, much to their shame. The only addition to make to Ken’s thorough analysis would be rather than “re-focussed” much bett...
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K raises one important matter about any hope of reform, will the Opposition formulate reform policies to take to the next election? All too often we hear, from take your pick, we will reduce red ta...
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Surely it must be obvious by now that the real problem is having some arms of government outside of direct Ministerial and Departmental control. The creation of such bodies as ASA and CASA with the ...
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Class 5 medical, what a dog’s breakfast. How did those brilliant minds pick 2000kg? All this cleverly designed regulation only took about two years and thousands of hours, a supreme example of cogit...
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Commonsense and detail reform measures falling on the deaf ears of a failed regulator. The failure goes back to the design of the administration of an important arm of government back in 1988 by e...
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ATSB quote :- “… were not qualified to fly in rough weather…” Gosh I must have missed something along the way of my 58 years in GA. “Rough flying?” Turbulence penetration speed might be in pla...
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Earl you have not understood how the Commonwealth wheels rotate. Far better to employ those who understand the Canberra ethos. It’s all so smooth, no bumps or undesirable outcomes. For example someon...
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Wombat …” What else is languishing in CASAs cellars???? Since when did a meeting like this have no minutes?” Of course it’s the never ending story, for one very obvious reason. The great Australian...
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The finger pointing illustration sums up our dysfunctional system of aviation governance. P2’s forensic analysis has once again prised open the lid on the can of worms that is government by independ...
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Quote Clinton McKenzie:- “ You may not have CVD, but your turn will come when the zealots decide that your ‘condition’ justifies the sorts of egregious, intellectually dishonest nonsense through whic...
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We’ve come to this:- “continue its work to re -shape and reform Australia’s media landscape and Australia Post in the digital era.” Our taxes hard at work. Got to have work for 1963 employees,...
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Same old same old and more words all about lack of policy, over regulation, rising costs in every area including airport rentals etc., etc. Nothing new and no one is looking at the real cause whic...
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I think it’s only taken three or four years that the CASA budget has gone from $200 million to $300 million. We can assume that crying poor and overworked will be the CASA mantra, and note the nua...
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I wish Tarryn Kille well in her new position, hopefully her experience will help. Perhaps she could have corrected CEO Pip Spence’s extraordinary statement that a self declared private pilot medical...
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An ode to the aviation medically vanquished pilots, with nod to Ralph Holland, Michael Webb, Tony Callaghan and Jimmy White. PS Ralph, the current Basic C2 has to be com. heavy truck ‘unconditional’...
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Quote, “ However is this a prelude to seeing a timewarp kneejerk reaction back to the bollocks attacks on Angel flight and the Private Pilot fraternity?? -” Well who knows? It’s odd, a ‘media relea...
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And who could forget the CASA evidence against an aircraft owner citing illegal maintenance by falsely claiming that there was a Wilga “left hand elevator” on the hangar floor? Unfortunately for those...
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Good work P2, this issue needs to be kept alive in the public arena. One question that won’t be answered is why did it take so many years for CASA to make its tentative move towards fairness for Glen ...
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