Safety authority overturns airspace bans

AUSTRALIA’S aviation safety watchdog is reviewing Mildura’s airspace after it scrapped an airport-imposed ban on aerobatics, gliding and ballooning.

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) last month revoked restrictions put in place by Mildura Airport’s management, preventing aerobatics and hot air ballooning within five nautical miles of the airport.

Gliding had also been banned above the aerodrome.

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