Recreational Aviation Australia

Recreational Aviation Australia (abbreviated to RAA or RAAus), formerly known as the Australian Ultralight Federation (AUF), is the governing body for ultralights in Australia.[3]

Recreational Aviation Australia Limited
Type Not for profit
Founded 1983 (as the Australian Ultralight Federation)
Headquarters Fyshwick, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Membership Individuals and companies
Field Aviation advocacy and aircraft registration
Number of Members 9400 (February 2017)[1]
Key Personnel Chairman - Michael Monck[2]
CEO - Michael Linke
Website www.raa.asn.au

RAAus registers ultralight aircraft and issues pilot certificates through 170 approved flight training facilities under a delegation from the nation's aviation regulator, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.[1]

MissionEdit

RAAus' stated mission is:

"Accessible, safe aviation for all by being an industry leader in developing sport and recreational aviation for the fun and enjoyment of our members"[4]

MembershipEdit

As of 24 September 2020 RAAus had just under 10,000 voting members and almost 3,500 aircraft registered.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Brandon, John (March 2010). "The RA-Aus association and our mission". Archived from the original on 12 February 2010. Retrieved 2 May 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Recreational Aviation Australia (1 October 2011). "Your RAAus contacts". Archived from the original on 9 February 2012. Retrieved 14 January 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Civil Aviation Safety Authority (n.d.). "Sport and Recreational Flying Associations". Archived from the original on 15 May 2008. Retrieved 25 May 2008. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Strategic Plan - RAAus". www.raa.asn.au. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  5. ^ "About Us". Recreational Aviation Australia. Archived from the original on 16 April 2020. Retrieved 3 June 2008. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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