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RAAA announces new CEO

The Regional Aviation Association of Australia (RAAA) today announced the appointment of Mike Higgins as its new CEO.The RAAA Chairman, Jim Davis, commented "Mike brings a tremendous wealth of expertise to the position being a Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, a former Commercial Pilot, Maintenance Organisation Manager and airline General Manager, one of the architects of [...]

By |2017-01-27T12:06:35+00:00December 11th, 2015|

Opening up Airservices Australia

The RAAA fully supports Maurice Newman, the federal government's most senior business adviser, with his call to open up key functions of Airservices Australia to competition. Similar moves in other countries have proven that government monopolies can be improved significantly when they are subject to the market place forces. Recent Senate Hearings into a range [...]

By |2017-01-27T12:06:35+00:00August 24th, 2015|

CASA Director of Aviation Safety Raises the Bar

The recent Directive on aviation safety regulations issued by Mark Skidmore, CASA Director of Aviation Safety (DAS), is the most important regulatory policy document issued by CASA in decades. It sets out clearly the guiding principles by which CASA will carry out its responsibilities to the travelling public and to industry. It commits CASA to [...]

By |2017-01-27T12:06:35+00:00July 13th, 2015|

RAAA Scholarships Closing Soon

The Regional Aviation Association of Australia (RAAA) would like to remind people that the application closing date for the 2015 pilot and engineering scholarships is quickly approaching. To be eligible for these prestigious awards, scholarship applications must be received at the RAAA office by close of business 31 July 2015. Download Submission (pdf) [...]

By |2017-01-27T12:06:35+00:00July 7th, 2015|

RAAA AND Hawker Pacific Launch Engineer Scholarship

The Regional Aviation Association of Australia (RAAA) together with Hawker Pacific are very pleased to announce a new scholarship for 2015. We have found it a rewarding experience to be contributing to the next generation of aircraft maintenance engineers through the existing Avionics scholarship that we have sponsored for the last four years and we [...]

By |2017-01-27T12:06:35+00:00May 7th, 2015|

RAAA Launches 2015 Scholarships

The Regional Aviation Association of Australia (RAAA) invites eligible persons to apply for its 2015 pilot and engineering scholarships. The RAAA is proud to join with member organisations to be able to assist tomorrow's pilots and engineers. The RAAA thanks sincerely Ansett Aviation Training, Hawker Pacific/Australian Avionics and Jeppesen Australia for their ongoing support and [...]

By |2017-01-27T12:06:35+00:00April 14th, 2015|