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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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Nancy Jackson
BALPA Media & Communications Officer
The public address is a key part of the professional communication from the flight deck to the cabin. It’s a chance for pilots to speak directly to the passengers and can be a tool that helps keep flights safe. We take a look at what makes a good public announcement.
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