Captain Dave Fielding, a pilot welfare rep, takes a look at stress and the tricky subject of awareness from an ‘informed end-user perspective’.
What are the longer-term physical and mental costs associated with being a pilot and how might these costs be detrimental to safety? We take a look at the findings from our Work and Wellbeing Census.
BALPA’s first drone member, Paul Clarke, explains what his job involves, as well as the biggest challenges he faces as a professional drone operator and why he chose to become a BALPA member.
In March, it was announced that UK would follow a similar path to the US and ban the carriage of electronic devices in the cabin from certain countries. What are the knock-on effects?
Since the Germanwings tragedy in March 2015, EASA has been seeking to introduce new rules covering peer intervention programmes, drug and alcohol testing, and psychological testing. Our role has been to ensure that the new rules actually work, and the interests of pilots are properly safeguarded