Captain Colin Arkle
BALPA member
Retired Captain Colin Arkle explains how his scepticism of unexplained phenomena was blown out of the water by a close encounter over the Sargasso Sea. 
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Brian Strutton
BALPA General Secretary
BALPA conducts a biennial membership survey to ensure we’ve got a grasp on how our members are feeling – what they think we’re doing right and what they think we should improve upon. Here is just a snapshot of some of what you’ve told us.
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Surviving the unimaginable

17 January 2018

Steve Landells
BALPA Flight Safety Specialist
10 years after the crash of Speedbird 38 at London Heathrow, BALPA Flight Safety Specialist and former pilot, Steve Landells, examines the spectacular flying that prevented a major catastrophe and looks at the importance of learning lessons from past accidents. 
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Ian Frow
Retired Captain and Log Board member
Retired pilot Ian Frow looks back at the 'Golden Age' of flying and asks was it really all that good? 
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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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