Christopher McKeown LL.B.  M.C.I.L.T.  

Cases and Articles

Helicopter pilot not negligent in wire strike
On 29 January 2009 a Eurocopter EC 120B was flying to Sydney from Scone.  The aircraft collided with a power line which was about 10 metres...
Read article Posted May 2013

Driver's Licence Pilot Medical for VH aircraft
CASA is now permitting a VH pilot to fly with a driver’s licence medical. However, there are some catches.
Read Article Posted October 2012

Australians Flying in the USA
Bored with flying in Australia? Been there done that? Want something really special and different? Why not put your flying experiences in Australia to use in the USA and explore fantastic new territory. 
Read article Posted May 2012

Private flying in the United States: Eight States in three weeks - read all about this adventure with over 30 photographs of the trip.
Read article  Posted October 2010

Automatic AAT Stay of CASA Decisions - 2009 changes- Current law - New law - Comments:
Read article  Posted March 2009

Power company owes duty to low flying aircraft - Recent court decision - Power company obligations to low flying helicopter confirmed:
Read article  Posted March 2008

Is the diabetic pilot no longer automatically grounded or requiring a co-pilot? Not privately at least and commercially remains to be seen!
Read article Posted July 2007

Is it or is it not an Accident on an Australian Commercial Airline?
Read article  Posted March 2006

Logic Takes A Dive on Airspace:
Read article  Posted November 2004

The New 21 February 2004 Casa Suspension Provisions:
Read article  Posted January 2004

Civil Aviation Amendment Act 2003 - Effective dates and important amendments:
Read article  Posted November 2003.

Strict Liability - explained in context of Australian aviation:
Read article  Posted November 2003.

Fit and Proper Person to hold a pilot’s licence? The now current amendments to CASA’s role in suspending and cancelling a licence:
Read article  Posted October 2003.