Captain Tim Pottage
BALPA NEC member and RPAS Working Group Chairman
With drone near-misses on the rise, BALPA has been working with the Guild of Air Traffic Controllers to create guidelines on what pilots and air traffic controllers should do when they find a drone intruding into air space.
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Nancy Jackson
Media and Communications Officer
A BALPA member looks at the balance between safety and commercial factors in aviation and describes a time he had a close call with fuel levels. 
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Claire Coombes
BALPA Human Factors Scientist
BALPA's Human Factors Scientist examines the need for plain English when it comes to fatigue regulation.
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Big ambitions for 2018

04 January 2018

Captain Brendan O'Neal
BALPA Chairman
BALPA Charirman, Captain Brendan O'Neal reflects on the highs and lows of the year gone by and outlines ambitions for what the coming year might bring.
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Captain Tim Pottage
BALPA NEC
In a survey of 8,000 people, only 17% said they would be happy to fly on a pilotless plane. Captain Tim Pottage looks at the concept of increasing automation in the cockpit and asks whether technology can really replace pilots in the long term and if so, at what cost. 
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