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Defence Aviation Safety Authority

The Defence Aviation Safety Authority

Comprising the Directorate General Technical Airworthiness - Australian Defence Force (DGTA-ADF), the Airworthiness Coordination and Policy Agency (ACPA) and the Directorate of Defence Aviation and Air Force Safety (DDAAFS); the Defence Aviation Safety Authority (DASA) fields an Airworthiness Management System (AMS) and an Aviation Safety Management System (ASMS) to meet the objective of Defence aviation being conducted at acceptable levels of safety.

International Military Airworthiness Conference

International Military Airworthiness Regulation Conference

The IMARC provides Airworthiness Authorities and Industry partners with a forum to gain insight into the benefits of an emerging global convention on military airworthiness regulation.
Scheduled: 14 - 15 November 2016 Read more

Defence Aviation System Safety and Software Conference

ADF Aircraft Structural Integrity Symposium

Presentations and panel discussions of Aircraft Structural Integrity (ASI) history, current practice, and possible future approaches to optimising and improving ASI practice in a financially constrained environment.
Scheduled: 16 - 18 November 2016 Read more

Continuing Airworthiness Conference

Continuing Airworthiness Conference

The Continuing Airworthiness (CA) Conference provides a valuable opportunity for Continuing Airworthiness and Maintenance personnel in the Defence aviation community to network, communicate and discuss the technical airworthiness regulatory environment. The 2016 conference will have an emphasis on DASR implementation.
Scheduled: 16 - 17 November 2016 Read more

AAP 7001.048
July 2016 Update

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AAP 7001.048 Defence  Aviation Safety Program Manual - 15 Jul 16 Release.


Video about the history of Defence airworthiness regulations.

TAAC 03-2016 July Release

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Transition of Design Acceptance Function and DAR role to DASR.

AAP 8000.010
July 2016 Update

AAP 8000.010 ADF Operational Airworthiness Manual - 15 Jul 16 Release.


Video about the history of Defence airworthiness regulations.

CRE Implementation Paper

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Configuration, Role and Environment (CRE) Principles for Implementation paper.