1. Aircraft and products
  2. Organisations

Certification Manager Aircraft and Product: Jason Ashworth

Certification Manager Organisations: Adrian Duncan


Aircraft Registration email:

  • Organisation, aircraft and product certification; entry control into aviation system
  • Ensure new organisations, aircraft and products are rule compliant and safe
  • Registration of aircraft
  • Re-certification of aviation system participants
  • Processing and approving certificates and other changes
  • Processing and approving aircraft or product design change
Investigation and Response Manager: Di Cooze
  • Investigation of accidents, incidents and occurrences
  • Analysis to improve ongoing safety of system
  • Ensuring the CAA responds to investigation findings appropriately
  • Development of safety and regulatory responses to address safety risks (either existing, new or emerging)
Licensing and Standards
  1. Medical
  2. Personnel and Flight Training
Manager: Joe Franklin

Medical certification

Personnel and flight training
  • Licensing of personnel
  • Medical certification
  • Setting flight standards for operations, pilot training, engineering standards and licensing
  • Conduct of flight tests as required by the Civil Aviation Rules
Monitoring and Inspection Manager: Steve Kern
  • Focuses on the aviation sectors under the oversight the Aviation Safety Group which oversees most of the aviation system. The two notable exceptions are security and infrastructure – these sectors are monitored by the Aviation Security and Infrastructure Group.
  • Contributes to the Authority’s overall surveillance function under the ICAO State Oversight System, Critical Element (CE) 7.
  • Plans and conducts proactive activities to provide assurance that:
    • current certificates remain valid
    • relevant legislation is otherwise being met
    • aviation risks within the system are being identified and managed.