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?
As part of our ‘Ask a pilot’ blog series we take a look at some of the most common questions asked of helicopter pilots and put them to one of BALPA's most experienced reps, Mike Buckley.
In aviation we all strive to make sure that all situations that might be encountered are meticulously planned for and all possible eventualities accounted for – we don’t like surprises. There is, however, one issue that impacts every airborne operation over which we have no control; the weather.
Flybe Captain Chris Langley reveals the hidden challenges that come from operating into London City Airport and explains how the approach, as spectacular as it can be at times, will bite you without a moment’s notice.
In part 2 of our ‘Ask a pilot’ blog we once again scoured the internet for some more of the most common questions asked of pilots and put them to BALPA’s own Flight Safety Specialist and former airline pilot, Steve Landells, to get some answers.