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.

January 2019

17 Jan 2019 Physical addresses of Regulated Air Cargo Agents
17 Jan 2019 Part 157 Heliport Conditional Determinations - 41 Tairere Road Heliport and V3 Heli Heliport
15 Jan 2019 Transport Canada CASA 2018-11 Risk of fuel boost pump unporting with low fuel levels and uncoordinated flight
14 Jan 2019 CASA AWB 02-063 Issue 1 - Kavanagh Balloon Burner Systems - Maintenance Advice
14 Jan 2019 Watch on the New Southern Sky website: Part 91 and Part 135 operators share their advice on PBN
14 Jan 2019 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
09 Jan 2019 Emergency Airworthiness Directive CF-2019-01 Standard Practices - Helicopter External Transport System (HETS™) - Unapproved Parts, Inadequate Service Life Limits and Maintenance Requirements - effective 22 Jan 2019
08 Jan 2019 Physical addresses of Regulated Air Cargo Agents
08 Jan 2019 Fatal accident report: Departure from controlled flight - Montgomerie Bensen B8MR gyroplane ZK-OOZ
07 Jan 2019 Media statement - CAA will investigate New Year’s Eve drone incidents (issued 03 Jan 2019)
07 Jan 2019 Aircraft Register file for export - updated

December 2018

31 Dec 2018 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
31 Dec 2018 Part 101 Amendment 9 - ADS-B above FL245 - effective 31 Dec 2018
24 Dec 2018 2018 - 2019 Holiday Hours
24 Dec 2018 EASA SIB 2018-20 Cabri G2 helicopters, S/N 1003 through to 1233
24 Dec 2018 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
20 Dec 2018 New Southern Sky (NSS) website:
Practical tips and information to help you equip for ADS-B
Your opportunity to talk PBN with Airways, CAA and Aeropath
20 Dec 2018 CAA Briefing - December 2018
20 Dec 2018 Advisory Circular AC121-6 Occupancy of Emergency Exit Rows
20 Dec 2018 Airworthiness and Maintenance Workshop - 2019 dates added
20 Dec 2018 Aviation Safety Officer Course - 2019 dates added
20 Dec 2018 Continuing Airworthiness Notice: CAN 71-002 issue 1 - issued 19 Dec 2018
All Airbus/Eurocopter EC 120 B helicopters - CAN 71-002 issue 1 revised to introduce Eurocopter Service Letter (SL) 1706-24-05 dated 8 June 2005, which pertains to the subject of this CAN
19 Dec 2018 Just Culture – what it means to CAA
19 Dec 2018 Airworthiness Directive Schedule Amendment Nr 18-12 - effective 20 Dec 2018
19 Dec 2018 Met Blog - updated
18 Dec 2018 Media Statement – Don't fly your drone like a turkey this Christmas
18 Dec 2018 Part 157 Heliport Conditional Determination - Intercontinental Wellington Heliport
18 Dec 2018 Part 157 Notice of proposal for construction of a Heliport at Taihape - submissions close 20 Dec 2018
18 Dec 2018 CAA's response to the inquiry of the State Services Commission into the use of external security consultants across the public sector
18 Dec 2018 Continuing Airworthiness Notice: CAN 71-002 - issued 18 Dec 2018
All Airbus/Eurocopter EC 120 B helicopters.
17 Dec 2018 Emergency Airworthiness Directives - Pacific Aerospace 750XL Aircraft:
DCA/750XL/32A NLG and MLG Attachment Bolts - Inspection
DCA/750XL/33 Aileron Pivot Fork Assembly - Inspection
17 Dec 2018 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
14 Dec 2018 IA (Inspection Authorisation) Certificate Courses - 2019 dates added
14 Dec 2018 CASA AWB 85-025 Issue 2 - Robinson R22/R44 Engine Intake Valve and Valve Seat Distress
11 Dec 2018 Dangerous Goods poster updated
10 Dec 2018 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
10 Dec 2018 Emergency Airworthiness Directive EASA  AD 2018-0265-E - BRP-ROTAX GmbH & Co KG - Rotax 914 and 915 engines
07 Dec 2018 CASA AWB 85-025 Issue 1 - Robinson R22/R44 Engine Intake Valve and Valve Seat Distress
07 Dec 2018 Advisory Circular AC91-22 Aircraft Refuelling and Defueling - Fire Prevention and Safety Guidance Measures, Rev 1
05 Dec 2018 Revised Type Acceptance Report - Airbus Helicopters AS 350/EC 130 Series - Revision 6
04 Dec 2018 Emergency Airworthiness Directive: EASA 2018-0261-E - effective 03 Dec 2018
ATA 64 - Tail Rotor - Tail Rotor Servo Actuator - Inspection, applicable to AW169 and AW189 helicopters. Note: This AD was reissued to correct certain ASB references.
03 Dec 2018 Summer 2018 Vector magazineVector magazine Summer 2018
03 Dec 2018 Aircraft Register file for export - updated

November 2018

30 Nov 2018 Part 77 Notice of Objects and Activities Affecting Navigable Airspace - Construction of 37 Level Hotel, 58 Albert Street, Auckland - submissions close 17 Dec 2018
29 Nov 2018 Paraglider accident, Mount Roy near Wanaka, 2 Jan 2018
29 Nov 2018 Airworthiness Directive Schedule Amendment Nr 18-11 - effective 29 Nov 2018
29 Nov 2018 Part 77 Notice of Objects and Activities Affecting Navigable Airspace - Crane at 1 Bellingham Road Ormiston, Auckland - submissions close 17 Dec 2018
29 Nov 2018 Continuing Airworthiness Notice: CAN 25-002 - effective 29 Nov 2018
All AS350 and AS355 series helicopters fitted with any forward two-place seat.
29 Nov 2018 Continuing Airworthiness Notice: SAIB CE-18-32 - issued 28 Nov 2018
Cessna 208B aircraft commonly referred to as “208B EX” or “EX” fitted with a Textron PT6A-140 engine.
28 Nov 2018 Part 77 Navigable Airspace Determination - Icon Co Pty NZ Ltd - Luffing Tower Crane 58 Albert Street, Auckland
27 Nov 2018 Annual Report 2017/2018
27 Nov 2018 Part 77 Navigable Airspace Determination - Kalmar Construction Ltd - Crane 15 Centreway Road, Orewa, North Shore, Auckland
27 Nov 2018 Part 77 Navigable Airspace Determination - NZ Strong Construction Ltd - Crane at 100 Halsey Street, Auckland
27 Nov 2018 New Southern Sky (NSS) - CAA release PBN Operational End-State 2023 document
26 Nov 2018 Rule Projects in Progress - November update, including Advisory Circulars Monthly Report
26 Nov 2018 Continuing Airworthiness Notice: SAIB SW-18-31 Revision 1 - issued 21 Nov 2018
Aspen Avionics, Inc. (Aspen), Evolution EFD1000 Primary Flight Display (PFD), an EFD1000 Multi-Function Display (MFD), and/or an EFD500 MFD unit as installed by Supplementary Type Certificate (STC) No. SA10822SC.
26 Nov 2018 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
22 Nov 2018 Emergency Airworthiness Directive: EASA AD 2018-0252-E - effective 22 Nov 2018
This AD replaces EASA AD 2018-0250-E, and is applicable to AW169 helicopters, all S/N.
21 Nov 2018 Speed Wing Fatal Accident, Mt Isthmus near Wanaka, 14 Oct 2018
21 Nov 2018 New Southern Sky (NSS) - South Island operators get on board with PBN
21 Nov 2018 Continuing Airworthiness Notice: CASA 2018-10 Issue 01 - issued 16 Nov 2018
Operators and maintainers of Bell 206L series, 407 and 505 helicopters – Cracking of Main Rotor Transmission Bevel Gears.
20 Nov 2018 Emergency Airworthiness Directive: EASA AD 2018-0250-E - effective 21 Nov 2018
This AD is applicable to AW169 helicopters, all S/N. (Now replaced by EASA AD 2018-0252-E effective 22 Nov 2018.)
19 Nov 2018 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
14 Nov 2018 Safety message - Loose items can be fatal - issued 14 Nov 2018
14 Nov 2018 Continuing Airworthiness Notice: SAFO 18014 - issued 25 Oct 2018
Identification and Manipulation of Circuit Breakers During Abnormal or Emergency Situations.
13 Nov 2018 New Southern Sky (NSS) - Last chance to register for Performance Based Navigation Expo
12 Nov 2018 Bird Incident Rate Report Jul to Sep 2018
12 Nov 2018 Aviation Safety Summary Report - 01 Jul to 30 Sep 2018
12 Nov 2018 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
09 Nov 2018 Agricultural operations safety
08 Nov 2018 Emergency Airworthiness Directive: EASA AD 2018-0241-E - effective 09 Nov 2018
This AD is applicable to Leonardo AW169 helicopters, all S/N.
07 Nov 2018 CAA SMS Implementation support survey
07 Nov 2018 CAA Briefing - November 2018
06 Nov 2018 Proposed General Directions Notice 2018 Exceptions for Temporary Medical Conditions
Submissions close 16 Dec 2018.
06 Nov 2018 New Southern Sky (NSS) - Limited spaces available for Part 91/135 National PBN Expo
05 Nov 2018 Aircraft Register file for export - updated
02 Nov 2018 Proposed General Directions Notice 2018 Colour Vision Deficiency
The Director of Civil Aviation is consulting on a further proposal on how best to manage medical certificate applicants who are assessed as having colour vision deficiency.
Submissions close 16 Dec 2018.
01 Nov 2018 Flight Training in New Zealand Safety Report - Oct 2018