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August 21, 2016

written by
Grant McHerron

ABF AGM location & schedule

The ABF AGM will be held on Saturday the 27th of August at:

Mr Falcon’s
92 Glebe Point Road
Glebe NSW 2037

CASA Standards will also be making a presentation to address the concerns about Part 131 & Part 149.

Timings for the day are:
11:00am - "CASR Part 131 and the ABF" Presentation by CASA Standards. Expected attendees from CASA; Alan Shore, Standards Officer Balloons, Chris Monahan, Operations Standards Section Manager and Ian Hogben, Flying Operations Inspector Balloons.
12:00pm - On-premise lunch break
1:00pm - ABF Annual General Meeting
2:00pm - ABF General Meeting
3:00pm - Close

August 19, 2016

written by
Grant McHerron

CASA updates Part 131 information on their web site

CASA has provided updated information on their website about Part 131, the new regulations that will cover all manned free balloon operations.

You can access the information by clicking here.

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