What's New

This is the fastest way to find out what's new on the CAA website. Every time new significant information is added we'll point to it here so there's no need to spend time going over information you've already seen.

We'll tell you when we add new rules, Notices of Proposed Rule Making, Airworthiness Directives, Advisory Circulars, media releases, and much more.

Use the links below to find out more.

August 2019

23 Aug 2019 Aviation Safety Summary Report - Apr to Jun 2019
22 Aug 2019 Application for registration of an Instrument Flight Procedure under CAR Part 95 - updated
22 Aug 2019 Bird Incident Rate Report for Apr to Jun 2019
21 Aug 2019 Part 139 Compliance Matrix - updated
21 Aug 2019 Continuing Airworthiness Notice 27-013 - control sticks fitted with a G205 stick grip manufactured by The Ray Allen Company - effective 21 Aug 2019
19 Aug 2019 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
16 Aug 2019 Type Acceptance Report - BOEING 787 Series - Revision 3
16 Aug 2019 Part 77 Navigable Airspace Determination - McIntosh Cranes Ltd - Crane Lift in Palmerston North CBD
15 Aug 2019 FAA Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) SW-19-15: Crash Resistant Seats and Structure - Rotorcraft
14 Aug 2019 Part 77 Navigable Airspace Determination - Smith Crane and Construction Ltd - Crane at FSNI The Landings Mangere Auckland
12 Aug 2019 Part 77 notice of objects and activities affecting navigable airspace - crane at 34 Carncross Street, Mosgiel - submissions close 30 Aug 2019
12 Aug 2019 Safety message: Non-conformance with uncontrolled or unattended aerodrome circuit procedures can be fatal
12 Aug 2019 Part 77 notice of objects and activities affecting navigable airspace – multiple Cranes for Antigua Street and St Asapa Street Christchurch Central - submissions close 05 Sep 2019
12 Aug 2019 Met blog - new post
12 Aug 2019 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
12 Aug 2019 Emergency Airworthiness Directive EASA AD 2019-0194-E applicable to A119 and AW119MKII helicopters - effective 13 Aug 2019
09 Aug 2019 Proposed common frequency zones – North Wellington – Subsequent airspace user consultation - submissions close 02 Sep 2019
09 Aug 2019 Media statement - Exemplar in aviation safety recognised
08 Aug 2019 Part 157 Notice of proposal for construction of a Heliport: Heli My Way - submissions close 01 Sep 2019
08 Aug 2019 Emergency Airworthiness Directive EASA AD 2019-0193 - applicable to AW169 helicopters - effective 14 Aug 2019
07 Aug 2019 Summary of public submissions received on NPRM 19-03 - Omnibus Rule Amendments 2017 - submissions closed 07 Jun 2019
05 Aug 2019 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
01 Aug 2019 Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Expenses - 01 Jul 2018 to 30 Jun 2019
01 Aug 2019 Updated matrices -
Part 119-125 Compliance Matrix for Operations
Part 119-135 Compliance Matrix for General Aviation Aeroplane VFR
Part 119-135 Compliance Matrix for General Aviation Aeroplane IFR

July 2019

29 Jul 2019 Emergency Airworthiness Directive Transport Canada AD CF-2019-28 applicable to Bell 505 helicopters - effective 8 August 2019
29 Jul 2019 Emergency Airworthiness Directive EASA AD 2019-0180 applicable to Arriel 2 engines - effective 8 Aug 2019
29 Jul 2019 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
26 Jul 2019 Part 157 Aerodrome/Heliport Conditional Determination - Kaikoura Aerodrome 
26 Jul 2019 Media statement - Gippsland GA8 Airvan safe to fly
25 Jul 2019 Airworthiness Directive Schedule Amendment Nr 19-07 - effective 25 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019 Physical addresses of Regulated Air Cargo Agents - updated
22 Jul 2019 Part 77 Navigable Airspace Determination: Hawkins 2017 Ltd - Crane at 83 Symonds Street Auckland
22 Jul 2019 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
22 Jul 2019 Emergency Airworthiness Directive EASA AD 2019-0178-E applicable to AB206 helicopters - effective 23 Jul 2019
20 Jul 2019 Media Statement - CAA grounds 21 aircraft over safety concerns
18 Jul 2019 Part 77 Navigable Airspace Determination: Titan Cranes Ltd - Crane at Orchard Road Christchurch
17 Jul 2019 Part 77 notice of objects and activities affecting navigable airspace: Crane for Slip Way, Meriless Rd, Tauranga  - submissions close 10 Aug 2019
16 Jul 2019 Part 77 notice of objects and activities affecting navigable airspace: Crane lift at 59 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North - submissions close 6 Aug 2019
16 Jul 2019 Part 77 notice of objects and activities affecting navigable airspace: crane at FSNI The Landings, Auckland - submissions close 29 Jul 2019
16 Jul 2019 Physical addresses of Regulated Air Cargo Agents - updated
15 Jul 2019 CASA Airworthiness Bulletin AWB 53-011 Issue 1 - Cessna 210 and 177 Wing Carry-through Spar
15 Jul 2019 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
12 Jul 2019 From 10:00 pm Friday 12 Jul to 6:00 am Saturday 13 Jul 2019 some data services will not be available on the CAA website. This outage is required for maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.
11 Jul 2019 FAA Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) CE-19-13: Flight Controls - Cable Terminals Used on 14 CFR Part 23 and CAR Part 3 Airplanes with Mechanical Flight Control Cables
11 Jul 2019 Type Acceptance Reports - Piper PA-28 Cherokee Series and Sikorsky S-76 Series
09 Jul 2019 Updated Part 171,172,173,174 and 175 matrices
09 Jul 2019 Flight Instructor Seminar 2019: Masterton 06/07 August - registrations close 23 July
08 Jul 2019 Type Acceptance Report - Sportine Aviacija LAK-17 Series
08 Jul 2019 2018 Proposed restricted area – Hokianga Harbour
08 Jul 2019 Part 77 notice of objects and activities affecting navigable airspace: crane at Woodlands Crescent, Auckland  - submissions close 25 Jul 2019
08 July 2019 Aircraft Register file for export - updated 
08 Jul 2019 Emergency Airworthiness Directive FAA AD 2019-12-18 applicable to certain serial numbers of Robinson R44 II helicopters - effective 09 Jul 2019
05 Jul 2019 From 8:30 pm Friday 05 Jul to 3:00 am Saturday 06 Jul 2019 some data services will not be available on the CAA website. This outage is required for maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.
04 Jul 2019 AC43-1 (draft Revision 5) Aircraft Maintenance - comments now extended to 16 Aug 2019
04 Jul 2019 Revised Advisory Circular AC43-14 Standard Design Changes : Acceptable Technical Data - Rev 5, effective 05 Jul 2019

Revision 5 amends the title of the advisory circular and incorporates the following appendices -

  • Appendix 2 : Installation of FAA TSO-C126 () ELTs
  • Appendix 13: Installation of Stand-alone ADS-B Systems
  • Appendix 14: Temporary Mounting of Lightweight Cameras
04 Jul 2019 FAA Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) CE-19-14 - Navigation Flight Management Computing Software - Rockwell Collins - 02 Jul 2019
03 Jul 2019 Tonight, Wednesday 03 Jul 2019 between 8:30 pm and midnight, some data services will not be available on the CAA website.
This outage is required for maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.
01 Jul 2019 Emergency Airworthiness Directive EASA AD 2019-0121R1 applicable to Leonardo AW169 helicopters, all S/N - effective 02 Jul 2019
01 Jul 2019 Aircraft Register file for export - updated 
01 Jul 2019 Statement of Intent 2019 // 2024
01 Jul 2019 Statement of Performance Expectations 2019-20

June 2019

28 Jun 2019 Aviation Safety Report - 01 Jan 2018 to 31 Dec 2018
27 Jun 2019 AC43-1 (draft Revision 5) Aircraft Maintenance - comments close 25 Jul 2019
27 Jun 2019 Airworthiness Directive Schedule Amendment Nr 19-06 - effective 27 June 2019
27 Jun 2019 Flight Instructor Seminar 2019 - registration form added
25 Jun 2019 Rule Projects in Progress (including Advisory Circulars Monthly Report) - updated
24 Jun 2019 Part 157 Aerodrome Conditional Determination - Calder Aerodrome Otane
24 Jun 2019 Part 77 Navigable Airspace Determination: Spark New Zealand Trading Limited - Raumati Mobile Facility
24 Jun 2019 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
21 Jun 2019 Type Acceptance Report - Tecnam P2008 JC
18 Jun 2019 UK CAA Safety Notice SN-2019/004 - provides advice to pilots on the use of the fuel pump primer on Yak 50/52 aircraft in the event of an emergency
18 Jun 2019 FAA Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) CE-19-11 Eastern Marine Aero (EAM) Worldwide, Infant Life Vests model EAM-IN-V20L8 with P/N P0640-XXX
17 Jun 2019 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
14 Jun 2019 FAA Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) CE-19-09 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries: Cracks in the wing spacer plates.
14 Jun 2019 Part 147 compliance matrix - updated
14 Jun 2019 FAA Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) CE-19-10 Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4 and Pro Line 21 Flight Management Systems (FMS)
13 Jun 2019 Physical addresses of Regulated Air Cargo Agents - updated
12 Jun 2019 CAA Briefing - June 2019
11 Jun 2019 Revised Advisory Circulars:
AC61-10 Pilot Licences and Ratings - Type Ratings - Rev 10, effective 11 Jun 2019
AC91-9 and AC172-1 Radiotelephony Manual - Rev 13, effective 18 Jul 2019 (effective date allowing organisations to complete updates)
10 Jun 2019 Part 77 Navigable airspace determination: NZ Crane Hire Ltd - Crane at 30 Airpark Drive Auckland
10 Jun 2019 AIP production cut-off dates for 2020
10 Jun 2019 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
06 Jun 2019 Part 77 notice of objects and activities affecting navigable airspace: crane at Orchard Road Christchurch - submissions close 27 Jun 2019
06 Jun 2019 Part 77 notice of objects and activities affecting navigable airspace: crane at 83 Symonds Street Auckland - submissions close 27 Jun 2019
06 Jun 2019 Hawker Beechcraft Corporation 33, 35 and 36 series aircraft - Inspection of flight control system cables
05 Jun 2019 Flight Instructor Seminar 2019
04 Jun 2019 Met blog - new post
04 Jun 2019 Cover of Winter 2019 Vector magazineVector magazine
Winter 2019
04 Jun 2019 Airworthiness and Maintenance Workshop: Tauranga 02-03 Jul 2019 - places still available
04 Jun 2019 Safety Investigation Brief - Landing Accident on Waitemata Harbour 01 Mar 2019
04 Jun 2019 Aircraft Register file for export - updated