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Defence Aviation Safety Authority

The Defence Aviation Safety Authority

In accordance with Joint Directive 24/2016 The Defence Aviation Safety Framework PDF-237KB, the Defence Aviation Safety Authority (DASA) is responsible for enhancing and promoting the safety of military aviation. This objective is primarily achieved through implementation of a Defence Aviation Safety Program (DASP) that supports compliance with statutory safety obligations and assures the effective management of aviation safety risks.

JSF Aircraft

DASR 21 Initial and Continued Airworthiness Practitioner Course

The aim of the course is to provide an in-depth information about the DASRs that apply to a Design Organisations and the responsibilities of those people whose job is to assess compliance with the DASR.
Scheduled: HMAS Albatross, 11-12 Jul 2018

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MRH-90 Helicopter

DASR 66 Practitioner Course - Maintenance Licencing Requirements

The course provides in-depth information in relation to DASR 66 Maintenance Licencing Requirements.
Scheduled: HMAS Albatross, 12 Jul 2018

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Air To Air Refueller

Defence Engineer and Senior Technician Agreement - March 2018

ADF technical personnel will soon be receiving recognition from Engineers Australia meaning their skills will be recognised internationally.


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Defence Aviation Safety Regulation Manual - March 2018 Release

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Defence Aviation Safety Regulation Manual - March 2018 Release.

Top Level Changes and Summary of Key Changes to 27 Mar 18 DASR Release PDF-300KB

Defence Aviation Safety Regulation - Safety Management System

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Defence Aviation Safety Regulation - Safety Management System.




Defence Aviation Safety Assurance Manual (DASAMAN) - December 2017 Release

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Defence Aviation Safety Assurance Manual (DASAMAN) - December 2017 Release.


Notice of Proposed Amendment 03/2017 Has Been Released

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Notice of Proposed Amendment 03/2017 - Defence Aviation Safety Regulation for Aircraft Maintenance Training Organisations (DASR 147) Has Been Released.

Defence Engineer and Senior Technician Agreement - March 2018

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ADF technical personnel will soon be receiving recognition from Engineers Australia meaning their skills will be recognised internationally.

Advisory Circular 001/2018 - Risk Controls For UAS Operations

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Advisory Circular 001/2018 - Risk Controls for UAS Operations Has Been Released - March 2018.