Questions tagged [casa-regulations]

The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) is responsible for maintaining and enforcing the Australian aviation regulations. Questions using this tag should be related to the Australian aviation regulations.

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What are the fatigue regulations in the US and Australia for military transport helicopters/rotorcraft?

For transport category military helicopters, what are the fatigue regulations as specified by the US and Australian regulatory bodies? I've managed to find that FAA has FAR 29.571 (US) but this ...
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What are the differences between EASA (UK) and CASA flight training?

I'm a British citizen living in Australia who is tossing up on whether to train back home or in Australia. Given the sheer amount of complex information out there, I was wondering what the differences ...
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If an aircraft cannot fly above 300ft, is it an aircraft?

I saw a question here that inspired one of my own. If an larger, person carrying aircraft, say some sort of hovercraft, could not fly above 300 ft would it be allowed to fly? Here in Australia, 300ft ...
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Is it possible to obtain a CPL without a PPL?

I've overheard that trainee pilots hired by airlines are not required to pass the PPL exam before attempting the CPL exam. Is this allowed by regulation?
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Is there a limit of how close a runway can be to the water?

Somtimes planes can either come up short or overrun a runway, ending up in the water. Is there some limit for how close a runway can be to the water? Does it factor into the runway safety area that ...
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Is an approval required to fly from the right seat?

I asked this as a comment in this question, but I thought it was worth asking properly to preserve it for future Aviation.SE generations. Is there any sort of permission required to fly from the ...
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Are there diversion points for southern Pacific great circle route flights?

At first I wasn't even sure if any airlines flew southern Pacific great circle route flights, but it looks like Qantas (QFA27) operates a flight between Sydney and Santiago, Chile. For northern ...
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What punishment will I get from CASA if I fly in a cloud while a student pilot?

I am a student pilot in Australia. Someone said he saw me fly into a cloud at 1700 feet above ground level for five seconds. But I am sure I did not fly in the cloud. I have no instrument rating, nor ...
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What careers are available for someone with a PPL?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this question, and I'm sure that some of the answers will depend on the country, so I apologise if this is "too local" or "off topic". I'm considering ...
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Is there a list of CASA prohibited medications which would disqualify a pilot from flying or obtaining a Class 1 medical?

Is there a list of medications which would disqualify a pilot from flying or obtaining a Class 1 medical? Prior to having my medical I want to know if any medication I am likely to take will ...
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Is it legal to land aircraft in national parks and state forests in Australia?

I was reading about the (very) short takeoff and landing capabilities of the SuperSTOL light aircraft and it occurred to me that it would be pretty easy to set down in a national park or other remote ...
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What training is required for pilots conducting ASETPA operations?

In Australia, aircraft approved for ASETPA operations are certain single-engine turbines allowed to be operated commercially under IFR. While I understand that the manufacturer is required to meet a ...