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
In humid climates, tropical diseases are rife and can be fatal, especially those transmitted by mosquitos. For pilots spending days or even just hours in different tropical climates around the world, it’s important to know the risks involved, and how best to prevent yourself from danger.
The BALPA emergency helpline is available 24/7 to support members whenever they are involved in an accident or incident.