Rotorcraft Asia-Pacific e-News November Report

Drone and helicopter industry folks enjoying Australia’s good news.    


Please find attached Rotorcraft Asia-Pacific e-News November Report 2020.

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Board Room Briefings – Rotorcraft – November 2020-2

Australia and NZ are really lucky countries!

Latest news shows a rebound in our GDP at 3/3% (Last quarter).

The global pandemic is still running rampant in many countries.

Most domestic borders are opening – great joy and relief!


Page 1. Celebrations as borders open again.

Page 2. World’s first electric air ambulance in OZ.

Page 3. McDermott Aviation now has 12 apprentices.

Page 4. Editor: Border news bodes a better 2021.

Page 5. Regional Naval forces getting more drones.

Page 6. HAI CEO looks at their post Covid structure.

Page 7. Meet HAI Vice Board Chair Randy Rowles.

Page 8. CASA’s CEO says farewell – wef 31 Dec 20.

Page 9. NZ CAA has new CEO – Keith Manch.

Page 10. Book review, author Scott Bridle – Amazing!

Page 12. Vulcan Firefighting Simulator Centre on track for launch in February 2021.

Page 14 Robinson Helicopter Club. New wire avoidance certificated safety courses.

Page 16. AAUS – Advocate – News and Updates.

Page 17. AAUS AGM Reports almost 3,000 members.

Page 19. Lord Howe Island and Graeme Gillies??

Page 20. NZ rescue and a boy’s lost reds shoes.

Page 22. Andrew Boniface. ADS-B & traffic warnings.

Page 23. Australian Army Aviation was 60 on 1 Dec.

Page 25. ‘Coming Events’ and the new ‘School’s In’.

Page 26. Support AMROBA by joining and help Ken Cannane sort out MRO regulatory problems.

Page 27. Secondary school student produces 200 Sparkle Packs to give to women partners of drought and fire family victims in the bush. Thanks Trinity.

Page 28. Rotorcraft Asia-Pacific Business Association will be formally launched in Q1/2021.

To help Australia and New Zealand rotorcraft aviation industry seek opportunities in APAC post COVID-19.

Page 29. Notice Board – Production schedules and advertising rates.

Page 31. Around the Campfire – tall tales, etc.


Kindest regards,


Rob Rich – CEO

Rotorcraft Asia-Pacific Pty Ltd

Editor of both Rotorcraft Asia-Pacific e-News and

Board Room Briefings for drone and helicopter operators.

Convenor – Rotorcraft Asia-Pacific Business Association

PO Box 462, Carina Qld 4152 Australia