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March Pilot Extra

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Do you have questions about ADS-B?


AOPA has put together a FAQ fact sheet for owners of Australian general aviation aircraft.

The document contains information on how ADS-B works, why and when you need to equip your IFR aircraft and how to install ADS-B.


If you have a question regarding ADS-B,
please click this link: ADS-B FAQ


  • Archerfield Safety Seminar Program

    AOPA Safety Seminar Program

    The AOPA has announced their next safety seminar – in Queensland.
    The seminar will feature speakers from a broad sector of the industry,
    including CASA, Airservices and the ATSB.

    Royal Queensland Aero Club, Archerfield, Queensland

    Saturday 24th May from 9am – 5pm

    Read more »
  • Notice of Annual General Meeting

    2014 Annual General Meeting

    Notice is hereby given that the
    2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM)
    of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association of Australia
    will be held on Saturday 10th May, 2014
    beginning at 11:00 am, Bankstown Sports Club
    8 Greenfield Parade Bankstown NSW

    Read more »
  • Aviation Safety Regulation Review

    Thank you to all the members who contributed with comments on AOPA’s draft submission.
    AOPA has now lodged its final submission with the government.

    Please Read More to view the final submission and other information.

    Read more »
  • Breaking News - CASA Legislation

    CASA has announced that the implementation of legislation relating to Part 61, 141 & 142 has been deferred from 04 December 2013 to September 2014 – a period of 9 months.

    This is largely as a result of pressure from AOPA and other industry bodies/organisations seeking clarification from CASA regarding certain anomalies which appeared in the proposed legislation changes.

    Read more »
  • AOPA President Appointed to Join Aviation Safety Regulation Review Panel

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss today announced an independent review of aviation safety regulation in Australia.

    Read more »
  • AOPA Safety Seminar DVDs Available

    For those that were unable to attend the Safety Seminar at Bankstown in
    May 2013, we have put the two day giant event onto 2 DVD’s. You can purchase this
    for only $10 including postage.

    Read more »
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