Our nextGen group asked a North Sea pilot to give insight into a role that some younger wannabe pilots may not have considered
All our members experience a range of stressors, but being a HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) pilot comes with its own issues – including the inevitable stress of having lives in your hands.
BALPA National Officer Mick Brade discusses the challenges helicopter pilots face due to the current turbulence in the North Sea economy.
We spoke to 'dope on the rope' Euan Gibson about the challenges of being a winchman in search and rescue.
Our members in the helicopter sector, be that pilots or aircrewmen, are a vital part of BALPA, whom we are proud to represent. Here are just a few accounts from members we’ve supported in recent times.