Doc Change Alerts

Below you will find a running log of recent changes to GNZ’s important documents.

(For older changes, visit the change log archive)

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For the latest version of any document, visit these links or pages with links:

Constitutional Rules
CAR 149 Exposition
Manual of Approved Procedures
Advisory Circulars
Operations Forms
Technical Forms
Administration Forms
 Strategic Plan

Running Log

ADMIN 07 Grant Application

Date

Title

Main Changes/Remarks

27-Apr-17 AC 2-14 Powered Glider Basic Aero Knowledge Restrictions on flight operations of microlight gliders added
27-Apr-17 CAR 149 Exposition AL 13 Equivalence of pilot certificates added with respect to microlight gliders
26-Mar-17 OPS 07 Application for Instructor Rating Minor editorial change
26-Mar-17 AC 2-07 Carriage & Use of Oxygen Updated to reflect Worksafe New Zealand taking over administration of cylinder testing
23-Mar-17 TECH 11 Identification of Approved Oxy Cylinder Updated to reflect Worksafe New Zealand taking over administration of cylinder testing
19-Feb-17 AC 2-05 Biennial Flight Reviews To allow Australian AFR to count as NZ BFR
19-Feb-17 AC 3-15 Operator Responsibility for Maintenance Changes to encompass microlight gliders under GNZ’s Part 149 certificate
19-Feb-17 AC 3-01 Glider Daily Inspection Changes to encompass microlight gliders under GNZ’s Part 149 certificate
19-Feb-17 MOAP AL 26 For a list of the changes click here
19-Feb-17 CAR 149 Exposition AL 12 For a list of the changes click here
7-Dec-16 ADMIN 07 Grant Application Updated to stress deadlines for applications are 31 May and 31 October
7-Dec-16 ADMIN 02 Loan Application General update
2-Dec-16 ADMIN 06 Visiting Foreign Pilot Registration Change to simple text field for Club instead of drop-down list
2-Dec-16 ADMIN 05 GNZ Registration Form Updated to reflect GNZ Online Membership System
2-Dec-16 AC 2-14 Powered Glider Basic Aero Knowledge New AC to replace Arthur Gatland’s notes posted on 21 Sep 16
1-Nov-16 OPS 04 Badge Application Amended to align with latest edition of FAI Sporting Code Section 3
21-Sep-16 Basic Aeronautical Knowledge for Powered Gliders Arthur Gatland’s excellent notes added to the Training Syllabus page
09-Sep-16 AC 1-01 Quality Management Updated to align with MOAP and Exposition
27-Aug-16 AC 2-13 Mountain & Ridge Soaring Safety Principles Further advice added and fatal accident stats updated
19-Aug-16 AC 2-09 Manual of Glider Tow Pilot Training Updated for new weak-link requirements
14-Aug-16 CAR 149 Exposition AL 11 For a list of the changes click here
14-Aug-16 MOAP AL 25 For a list of the changes click here
12-Aug-16 AC 2-06 Aerobatic Flight in Gliders Aerobatic requirements amended in accordance with CAA Rule exemption 16/EXE/15
12-Jul-16 AC 3-02 Aero Tow Ropes Weak-link requirements amended in accordance with CAA Rule exemption 16/EXE/34
30-Jun-16 OPS 07 Application for Instructor Rating Check boxes added for 2 categories of Aerobatics Instructor, Aero & Advanced Aero
17-Jun-16 GNZ Constitutional Rules Updated to amend definition of Flying Member and to admit Greytown Soaring Centre
13-Jun-16 AC 1-05 Emergency Plans Updated to include practical steps to assist RCC & Police with a SAR operation
1-Jun-16 CAR 149 Exposition AL 10 For a list of the changes click here
1-Jun-16 MOAP AL 24 For a list of the changes click here
1-Jun-16 Ground Training Notes Ground training notes restored to Training Syllabus page
29-May-16 AC 3-06 First Aid & Survival Kits Deleted as obsolete. First Aid Kit contents to be at discretion of glider operator
28-May-16 QGP sample (mock) exam papers Corrected/updated versions posted on Training Syllabus page
10-Feb-16 Human Factors & Aviation Medicine for Glider Pilots Jonathan Pote has updated his excellent work (download here)
20-Dec-15 ADMIN 02 Questionnaire for Loan Application Loan application fee added and legal fee estimate updated
23-Nov-15 OPS 04 Badge Application General note added that application should be made as soon as possible after the flight
21-Sep-15 AC 1-04 Trial Flights Amended to make it explicit that aerobatics must not be carried out during a Trial Flight
21-Sep-15 TECH 19A Certificate of Release to Service Amended to reflect variable RA cycle (2 years for private owners)
15-Aug-15 MOAP AL 23 For a list of the changes click here
15-Aug-15 AC 1-06 Anti-Match-Fixing Policy New Advisory Circular referenced in new paragraph 1.6 of MOAP p 28
15-Aug-15 OPS 04 Badge Application Tick-box removed to reflect change in rules for Air NZ X-C Champs
15-Aug-15 Air NZ Cross-Country Champs Rules Pilot eligibility criteria and scoring methodology amended (details here)
31-Jul-15 Strategic Plan 2015-2020 Plan revised in association with application for Community Sport funding
21-Jul-15 OPS 04 Badge Application Amended to align with latest edition of FAI Sporting Code 3
15-Jul-15 TECH 25 Engineer’s Experience Log Revised to require reference to the use of CAA Form 337
11-Jul-15 TECH 17 Application for GNZ Engineer Approval Amended to eliminate requirement for signature if filled online & submitted electronically
11-Jul-15 TECH 18 Application for AI-G Certificate Amended to eliminate requirement for signature if filled online & submitted electronically
11-Jul-15 TECH 11 Identification of Approved Oxy Cylinder Online fillable version posted
10-Jul-15 OPS 14 Notification of Issue of Tow Pilot Rating Revised and online fillable version posted
10-Jul-15 OPS 13 Tow Pilot Instructor Approval Revised and online fillable version posted
09-Jul-15 OPS 05 Official Observer Appointment Online fillable version posted
17-Jun-15 AC 2-08 Accidents & Incidents CA005 forms & flight crew statements for CAA to be copied to NOO as well within 10 days
09-Jun-15 AC 2-12 Air Training Corp Gliding Courses Minimum Course CFI requirement changed to B Cat with 200 hrs instructing at that level
27-May-15 AC 3-03 Glider Tow Releases Reference to obsolete form removed (TECH 8)
27-May-15 AC 3-14 Requirements for ATD ATD required for all design changes, not just major mods & repairs, to fully align with CAA reqts
21-Mar-15 OPS 03 QGP application Instructions amended to require CFIs to retain a copy of completed form
06-Mar-15 AC 2-09 Manual of Glider Tow Pilot Training Advice on lateral tow upsets included
03-Mar-15 AC 3-16 Notes on Use of Tech 22 Simplified recording of AD compliance. Altimeter testing not reqd if no transponder fitted
22-Feb-15 AC 1-03 Anti-Doping Policy Revised to implement GNZ’s responsibilities under the rules set by Drug Free Sport NZ
18-Oct-14 MOAP AL 22 Anti-doping statements strengthened (Further details here)
26-Aug-14 CAR 149 Exposition AL 9 Changed reporting period for accident numbers to be end of April
22-Aug-14 TECH 11 Identification of Approved Oxy Cylinder Compliance statement amended to clarify compliance with HSNO Act
16-Aug-14 AC 1-05 Emergency Plans Initial issue
31-Jul-14 AC 2-07 Carriage & Use of Oxygen Rewritten and expanded to include information on testing of cylinders
31-Jul-14 TECH 11 Identification of Approved Oxy Cylinder Updated
27-Jul-14 OPS 15 Affiliate Audit Report Amended to eliminate hard-copy MOAP requirement
11-Jun-14 OPS 03 QGP Application Increase in fees to $20.00
11-Jun-14 OPS 04 Badge Application Increase in fees to $20.00
03-Jun-14 TECH 30 Work Record Online fillable version posted
28-May-14 MOAP AL 21 Accidents & incidents rewritten to provide easier interpretation (Further details here)
28-May-14 CAR 149 Exposition AL 8 Updated for Part 149 renewal
28-May-14 AC 1-04 Trial Flights Updated
28-May-14 OPS 10 Incident Report Incident reporting period increased to 14 days to align with CAR Part 12
28-May-14 AC 2-08 Accidents & Incidents Updated for Part 149 renewal and made reporting requirements easier to interpret
28-May-14 AC 1-01 Quality Management Updated for Part 149 renewal
12-Apr-14 AC 1-02 Club Rules Updated to include Job Specs for key club positions
14-Feb-14 MOAP AL 20 References to new CAA Rule exemptions 14/EXE/27 and 14/EXE/28 (Further details here)
03-Feb-14 AC 3-15 Operator Responsibility for Maintenance Updated to reflect CAA Rule exemption extending RAs for private gliders to two years
03-Feb-14 AC 3-16 Notes on Use of TECH 22 Updated
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