Recreational Aviation Australia
|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)|
|Key Personnel||Chairman - Michael Monck|
CEO - Michael Linke
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.
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"
As of 31 December 2016 RAAus had almost 9400 voting members and over 3200 aircraft registered. Excluding instructors and students, members fly an average of 250 000 hours per year.
- Brandon, John (March 2010). "The RA-Aus association and our mission". Archived from the original on 12 February 2010. Retrieved 2 May 2010.
- Recreational Aviation Australia (1 October 2011). "Your RAAus contacts". Archived from the original on 9 February 2012. Retrieved 14 January 2012.
- Civil Aviation Safety Authority (n.d.). "Sport and Recreational Flying Associations". Archived from the original on 2008-05-15. Retrieved 2008-05-25.
- "Strategic Plan - RAAus". www.raa.asn.au. Retrieved 2017-12-22.
- RA-Aus (January 2008). "Benchmark events in Australian Recreational Aviation". Archived from the original on 2008-06-23. Retrieved 2008-06-03.
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