Captain Tim Pottage
BALPA NEC
In a survey of 8,000 people, only 17% said they would be happy to fly on a pilotless plane. Captain Tim Pottage looks at the concept of increasing automation in the cockpit and asks whether technology can really replace pilots in the long term and if so, at what cost. 
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Steve Landells
Flight Safety Specialist
In National Eye Health Week we remind pilots of what to do to best protect their vision should they fall victim to a laser attack, and reveal a new 'call for evidence' on laser pointers from the the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. 
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Darren Williams
Managing Director BALPA Financial Solutions
Managing Director of BALPA Financial Solutions, Darren Williams explains why its important to concentrate on what you can control when it comes to pensions.
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Making a change in your career

14 September 2017

Nicole Calliste
Careers Executive
Following our recent blog on changing from military to civil aviation, we take a look at what resources BALPA can offer to support a career change. 
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The survey says...

05 September 2017

Nancy Jackson
Media and Communications Officer
We're once again about to kick off BALPA's biennial survey of members. Here's some insight as to why it's so important that we complete this exercise regularly, what we've learnt in the past, and why we urge you to get involved if called. 
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