NSS Conference Programme Update


The New Southern Sky Conference 2016 Draft Programme has been updated. Click here to view the Draft Programme.

Discussing the future


The CAA has released two discussion documents: one on proposal to change the GNSS rules and one on the proposal to mandate ADS-B above flight level 245. Join the discussion

Satellites, signals and safety


Global Navigation Satellite System Sole Means Recommendation Report. One of the most significant aspects of New Southern Sky is the proposed move from land-based to space-base...

Transitioning smoothly


From time to time we will issue interim guidance and advice to enable operators to continue to fly safely while new Civil Aviation Rules and Advisory Circulars are under devel...

Preparing the ground for ADS-B


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The introduction of ADS-B is a key proposal under New Southern Sky’s surveillance work-stream and the team at Airways has been hard at work to make it a reality. ADS-B stands ...

NSS Christmas Message


  As we approach Christmas 2015 and New Southern Sky (NSS) Stage 1 nears completion, it’s a good time to reflect on the year and the outstanding efforts of everyone involved i...

Santa’s little helper


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Santa has teamed up with Australian Air Navigation Service Provider Airservices to ensure children around the lucky country are not disappointed on Christmas morning.  He got ...

Buyer beware : second hand ADS-B kit


Some recreational flyers may be aware that second hand ADS-B equipment from the US is being offered for sale in New Zealand. While this kit may appear a great deal, it will li...

NSS presents to Aircraft Electronics Association Conference


Hailing from around the South Pacific, New Zealand and Australia, over 100 members of the Aircraft Electronics Association gathered recently at the Association's  South Pacifi...

1st New Southern Sky Conference – save the date!


If you are an aviation professional or work in a related industry, we want you to help us shape the future of New Zealand aviation at the first New Southern Sky Conference. We...