AMSANZ ASAM & AMSVIC – Queenstown 2024

What a superb venue for the conference! We were delighted to welcome over 170 delegates to this meeting, which was opened by Darren Rewi, Ngāi Tahu kaumātua and former Air New Zealander. The range of presentations was wide, including distinguished presenters from far afield and first-time presenters. This year’s John Lane Orator was Dr Susan […]

CAA Responses to AMSANZ Letter

The Committee is grateful to the Director for his response to the concerns raised about Kapua, the IT project underway at the CAA. Cancelling the rollout of the EMPIC Medical Module pending a fuller evaluation of certification requirements is the correct decision. It is of note that CASA spent millions of dollars trying to configure […]

ASAM Student Scholarships – Aerospace Medicine

ASAM will offer up to two scholarships for the annual conference to be held 28 March – 1 April 2024 in Queenstown, New Zealand. The 2024 conference is convened by the Aerospace Medical Society of Aotearoa New Zealand and the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine, and is proudly supported by the Aviation Medical Society of […]

CAA Online Medical Certification – Consultation Begins

The Civil Aviation Authority has emailed a high use group of Aviation Medical Examiners (AME’s) informing them of the establishment of the “EMPIC Medical Examiner User Group”. The invitation states: “This is an opportunity to provide input into the design of the medical module and represent the wider medical examiner community.” Meetings have been planned […]

AMSNZ Annual Scientific Meeting 2023

Auckland Airport Emergency Services Site Visit Annual Scientific Meeting – Saturday 9th September 2023 The AMSNZ annual scientific meeting takes place alongside the New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority Training Day. This year, AMSNZ 2023 began with a visit to the Auckland Airport Emergency Services. They are notable for providing both maritime search and rescue with […]