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Feeling hot, hot, hot

18 July 2022

Joji Waites
Head of Flight Safety
Head of Flight Safety Joji  Waites explains how pilots keep flights on track in a heatwave.
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And the winner is...

01 April 2019

Nancy Jackson
Media and Communications Officer
Drum roll please... we announce the winner of our World Meteorological Day photo competition.
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Nancy Jackson
Media and Communications Officer
Pilots celebrate World Meteorological Day by sharing images of their unrivalled view of the worlds weather.
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Captain Chris Hammond
Retired Captain and BALPA member
To mark World Meteorological Day we reflect on just how much a pilot’s life revolves around the weather.
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Weathering the storm

12 October 2018

SFO Barbara McKay
BALPA member
As the US mainland assesses the impact of the third strongest storm in recorded history and the UK battens down the hatches for Storm Callum, Senior First Officer Barbara McKay explains how pilots plan for adverse weather.
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