The Civil Aviation Safety Authority this week issued a call to the aviation industry for information on future projects.
CASA is seeking feedback from designers and manufacturers of systems and equipment to help them prepare for changes in aviation in the coming years, and has already commissioned a survey on emerging technologies.
"The aim is to ensure we’re prepared and able to respond to future changes that could affect the way we regulate civil aviation," CASA says.
"The survey seeks information about new technologies and other capabilities you expect to see deployed into the aviation environment in the next 3-10 years."
The survey is broken into the following broad topic areas:
- remotely piloted aircraft systems
- advanced air mobility
- evolved conventional operations
- enabling capabilities
- high-altitude operations.
"There’s also room to include information about other technologies, systems and capabilities that don’t fit naturally in any of those categories," CASA says.
"If you’re not currently working on something new yourself but know someone who is, please direct them our way and encourage them to complete the survey."
The survey steps users through each category and lists all the emerging systems and technology that CASA already knows about and invites the user to submit information about technology that is not listed.
The survey is open until 4 June and can be accessed through the CASA Consultation Hub.