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.
BALPA Flight Safety Specialist Steve Landells shares his experience of attending an event that brought pilots and drone operators together to look at how to "share the air" safely.
Pilots join BALPA for a multitude of very good reasons. One of the things we know our members place very highly is our duty to ensure pilots’ voices are heard at the highest echelons of government, and to ensure decision-makers understand the issues that we care about.
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.
Jonathan Nicholson, Assistant Director of Communications at the Civil Aviation Authority, reveals the campaign strategy and core safety messages behind the launch of their 400ft Britain drone photography and video competition.