New Southern Sky and Airspace Design

New Zealand airspace design will be reviewed to accommodate increased traffic, new aircraft types and more direct flight paths.

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How does Airspace Design affect me?

New Performance Based Navigation routes may change flight paths which is likely to reduce the volume of controlled airspace. There is also likely to be an expansion in remotely piloted aircraft and space industry activity, including more rocket launch sites, in New Zealand within the next few years.

To accommodate these changes, airspace reviews will become more demand-driven, so clear processes will need to be developed in a consultative and inclusive way so that user needs are considered. Collaborative airspace forums will assist with this. Adjustments to airspace design will introduce safety risk so training and information will need to be provided.

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New Southern Sky Approach 19 Topics and Speakers
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17 January 2019

New Southern Sky Approach 19 Topics and Speakers

Topics and Speakers starting to firm up. The Approach 19 planning team from CAA, Airways and Aeropath met this week to start firming up the ...

New Southern Sky Approach 19 Topics and Speakers
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20 December 2018

Part 91 and Part 135 operators share their advice on PBN

Part 91 and Part 135 operators share their advice on PBN
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20 December 2018

Your opportunity to talk PBN with Airways, CAA and Aeropath

Your opportunity to talk PBN with Airways, CAA and Aeropath
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19 December 2018

NSS Christmas Message 2018

NSS Christmas Message 2018