CAA Releases

25 July 2017 Awards for aviators' outstanding safety focus (PDF 50 KB)
22 Dec 2016 Christmas - the season of goodwill and safe drone-flying for all (PDF 44 KB)
05 Oct 2016 Media Release: More flight paths adopt satellite-based navigation procedures to deliver safety and efficiency benefits (PDF 61 KB)
12 Sep 2016 Aviation roadshows - landing at a location near you (PDF 41 KB)
31 Aug 2016 CAA chief talks aviation health and safety (PDF 86 KB)
10 Aug 2016 Airport security staff reach agreement (PDF 74 KB)
22 Jul 2016 Drone sentencing a ‘beacon of awareness’ for new aviation rules – CAA
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27 Jun 2016 Media Statement - Hertz plane crash report released (PDF 146 KB)
Related Safety Investigation Report
05 Apr 2016 CAA withdraws charges (PDF 205 KB)
14 Dec 2015 Armstrong case highlights importance of pilot medical certification (PDF 25 KB)
27 Nov 2015 Extra safety standards mandated for Airbus (Squirrel) helicopters (PDF 44 KB)
06 Nov 2015 New safety standards for Robinson helicopters (PDF)
16 Oct 2015 RPAS and Jet encounter investigation ends (PDF)
26 Sep 2015 RPAS and Jet ‘too close’ at Christchurch (PDF)
23 Jul 2015 Media Release: New Civil Aviation Rules for unmanned aircraft operations come into force (PDF)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles - Frequently asked questions (PDF)
23 Apr 2015 CAA supports Carterton balloon accident inquest findings
22 Apr 2015 Rehomed dogs to graduate from Avsec explosive detector dog training programme - (PDF 1.1 MB)
27 Mar 2015 CAA tightens flight deck safety procedures (PDF)
24 Feb 2015 CAA lifts flight ban on Helicopters (PDF)
21 Feb 2015 CAA grounds all Robinson R44 (dash 7 MRB) Helicopters with immediate effect (PDF)
20 Jan 2015 World-renowned airshow safety expert visits New Zealand (PDF)
25 Nov 2014 New Civil Aviation Rules Proposed for Unmanned Aircraft (PDF)
18 Nov 2014 CAA fines Minister for security breach (PDF)
24 Sep 2014 New Aviation Security Service Group Manager Appointment
22 Sep 2014 New GM appointment gives momentum to Aviation Security Service transformation
30 Jul 2014 CAA pledges to review any recommendations from Carterton Balloon accident inquest (PDF)
04 Jul 2014 Air New Zealand extends portable electronic device use (PDF)
06 May 2014 Queenstown Airport granted safety approval for year round night flights (PDF)
14 Jan 2014 CAA says pilot impersonator a threat to public safety (PDF)
12 Dec 2013 Helicopter Fatality - 11 Dec 2013 (PDF)
31 Oct 2013 CAA response: TAIC Final Report into the Carterton Balloon Accident
18 Oct 2013 CAA releases final factual report on investigation into dangerous goods carried on passenger jet (PDF)
25 Sep 2013 CAA holds safety levels on use of electronic devices in flight (PDF)
28 Jun 2013 Raglan Beechcraft Baron air-accident - Interim report released by CAA (PDF)
29 May 2013 The Civil Aviation Authority is seeking the views of New Zealand's aviation sector on a proposal to require a risk management approach to aviation safety. (PDF)
18 Apr 2013 New role for aviation security chief (PDF)
28 Mar 2013 Airline passenger security charges to increase (PDF)
13 Dec 2012 China-NZ aviation deal enables $37 million trade
24 Oct 2012 CAA releases interim report on investigation into dangerous goods carried on passenger plane
28 Aug 2012 Updated fees, charges and levies approved for Civil Aviation Authority
10 May 2012 Update: CAA ballooning safety examination
09 May 2012 Fox Glacier accident – lessons for both pilots and the CAA
26 April 2012 Glider likely downed by turbulence
16 April 2012 Understanding Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance systems
10 April 2012 Microlight fatal accident report - Abel Tasman
02 April 2012 Scene examination at Kaipara complete
01 April 2012 CAA to investigate fatal microlight accident
22 Mar 2012 Helicopter pilot sentenced, fined and disqualified
29 Feb 2012 CAA requires checks of 16 hot-air balloons
28 Feb 2012 AvKiwi safety seminars for pilots
28 Feb 2012 Accident report: Robinson helicopter Bluff Harbour
23 Feb 2012 CAA Investigates hot-air balloon maintenance
10 Feb 2012 Conviction for disruption on aircraft
03 Feb 2012 Mandatory blade replacement for some Bell helicopters
02 Feb 2012 Yak 52 - possible mechanical issue
24 Jan 2012 CAA investigators on scene at Yak 52 accident site
23 Jan 2012 CAA to investigate fatal Yak accident
20 Jan 2012 Investigators complete glider scene examination
19 Jan 2012 CAA investigates fatal glider accident Omarama
17 Jan 2012 CAA requires check of 12 Beechcraft aircraft
14 Jan 2012 CAA to evaluate Australian Beechcraft safety notice
09 Jan 2012 Background Carterton Accident: Ballooning in New Zealand
23 Dec 2011 Appointment of Chief Executive/Director-Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand
20 Dec 2011 Pilot sentenced – careless operation of an aircraft
20 Dec 2011 Preliminary Report - ZK-HIG Accident, Auckland Viaduct Harbour, 23 Nov 2011
20 Dec 2011 Coronial inquest resumes - Name suppression lifted
06 Dec 2011 Microlight pilot convicted
04 Dec 2011 Karikari helicopter wreckage now at Kerikeri
03 Dec 2011 Karikari helicopter wreckage successfully recovered
03 Dec 2011 Karikari helicopter wreckage recovery today
02 Dec 2011 Helicopter wreckage recovery at Karikari
02 Dec 2011 Air Nelson to investigate Q300 break in
01 Dec 2011 Tauranga gets New Zealand’s first certificated adventure aviation business
01 Dec 2011 CAA to investigate helicopter accident at Karikari
25 Nov 2011 Flight Instructor Guide goes live today
24 Nov 2011 Near collision evokes key safety reminders
24 Nov 2011 Background: Helicopter accident at Auckland’s Viaduct Basin
23 Nov 2011 CAA to investigate helicopter accident at Auckland’s Viaduct Basin
17 Nov 2011 Pilot fined for low flying
11 Nov 2011 Background: airstrips
10 Nov 2011 Preliminary report ZK-HLL: Impacted sea during fishing operation
08 Nov 2011 Preliminary report ZK-JFI. Loss of control after takeoff
04 Nov 2011 Media contact change
28 Oct 2011 Adventure Aviation Seminar in Hamilton
28 Oct 2011 Adventure Aviation Seminar in Wellington
19 Sep 2011 Director of Civil Aviation Resigns
13 Jul 2011 Random sampling of Pilots' Conviction Records
11 Jun 2011 Ash Cloud from Chilean volcano entering New Zealand Airspace
15 May 2011 Criminal Conviction Sampling
07 Feb 2011 Use of Cell Phones In-flight on Some Domestic Services
09 Jul 2010 CAA Stops Balloon Operation
29 Jun 2010 CAA committed to correcting problems identified by OAG

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