NZAAA should be taking initiatives and actions at an industry wide level as part of a considered strategy. This paper identifies the issues the industry currently faces.
If as a pilot applying VTA you are a bit confused and maybe even a bit frustrated if you find that you have to renew your CSL when it seems only last year you got it then check this - it might clarify a few things...
If you want to have a quick check on the status of any selected Regional Council plan you can go to
If you want to check on the status of the Council plan for your patch - ie whether it is operational or proposed, click here then follow the instructions
This from the latest HSNO Newsletter - Consider the following photograph, what, if any, location test certificates would it need?
There are several different opinions as to whether a location test certificate would be needed, The conclusion…. a location test certificate would not be required if:
If you want to know more - click here
As a Pt 137 operator you will at some point have a Health and Safety Systems audit. You can prepare for that by using the Health and Safety manual from th CAA HSE unit. You can download a copy here
A report on the series of pilot meetings held around the country is available by clicking here
Spray drift? check out this site http://www.spraydrift.com/
The main goal is to encourage any use of chemicals at the optimum time with respect to weather conditions and avoid drift to off target areas.