Ageing Aircraft Australia

The mission of Ageing Aircraft Australia Pty Ltd (AAAPL) is to contribute through the annual Australian Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainment (AA&S) Conference and its established collaborative relationships within the aerospace community, on a not-for-profit basis, and with no commercial bias, towards improving the safety, airworthiness, availability and cost-effectiveness of both our military and commercial aircraft fleets.
Leading AAAPL is Richard Gauntlett, who chairs the annual Conference and draws on previous experience in ageing aircraft programs and an enduring passion for the ageing aircraft cause, to foster collaboration within the industry, here and overseas, in identifying and responding to ageing and sustainment challenges within our fleets.


  • Chairs the annual Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainment Conference
  • Is Australia's affiliate in the International Avoid Counterfeit Coalition (ACC) and Hazardous Substance Safe Coalition (HSSC)
  • Provides advice in the management of ageing and sustainment issues
  • Provides advice in people leadership with an emphasis on the aerospace industry


(Australia) 1300 135 558

(International) +61 7 3281 2466

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