A decision by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) not to further investigate the 2004 Hughes 500 helicopter crash in Fiordland has been criticised and prompted a private investigation into the accident.
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The air force breached international aviation standards by placing dangerous chemical canisters on an Air New Zealand passenger flight - and then told no one about it, according to a Civil Aviation Authority report.
The owner/pilot of a Cessna 172 Skyhawk died last year from a blunt-force head injury and severe facial fractures after his plane crashed at the Arrowtown golf course, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has found.
A Civil Aviation Authority notice ordering the skydiving industry to drug test staff in a bid to weed out "cowboys" has been welcomed by Otago operators.
Civil Aviation is investigating an incident in which a helicopter was damaged west of Lake Wanaka, near Minnaret Peaks, about 1pm on Thursday.
A veteran hang-glider pilot was knocked unconscious after landing heavily at Doctors Point, near Dunedin, yesterday afternoon.
Safe and effective radio communication is complex, requires training and can only be bettered through practise, those involved in aviation are learning throughout Otago this month.
The Civil Aviation Authority says all adventure aviation operators in the Southern Lakes region should be fully certified under new regulations by Monday, but it was "not a good example" of how certification should be done.
The pilot charged with careless use of an aircraft in an outbound flight from Queenstown almost two years ago declined to be interviewed by the Civil Aviation Authority about the incident, the authority's general manager told the Queenstown District Court this morning.
A pilot has been charged with flying a Boeing 737 passenger jet out of Queenstown airport after the dusk deadline for departures.
Almost 300 aircraft were reported as being in the wrong place in New Zealand skies last year, the Civil Aviation Authority says.
Aviation regulators have been urged by safety consultants to consider extra restrictions for trainee pilots making multiple attempts to pass flight tests.
New adventure aviation safety standards - the only such formal regulations in the world - take effect today, with international regulators watching keenly but some operators not impressed.
More than five years after two men were killed in a helicopter crash on Homestead Peak in Mt Aspiring National Park, the coroner's inquest into the accident has not been completed.
The Civil Aviation Authority has laid charges of "unnecessary endangerment" following a Pacific Blue flight from Queenstown to Sydney last year.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have begun an investigation into yesterday's fatal helicopter crash in the Lake Coleridge area, about 100km west of Christchurch.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is preparing to question the pilot of a Robinson R-22 helicopter that crashed to the ground at the north end of Lake Hauroko, northwest of Tuatapere early yesterday morning.
A helicopter crash near Shingle Creek is being investigated by the Civil Aviation Authority.
A report into a Pacific Blue flight that allegedly took off from Queenstown after the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) twilight cut-off and in bad weather on one of the shortest days of the year should be ready by the end of next month.