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Pilots say more must be done before drone causes aircraft disaster, following incident at Gatwick

The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) has, for some time, voiced concerns about the rise in drone near misses. The incident at Gatwick on 2 July..

Ejection seat firm in court over Red Arrows pilot death

Red Arrows pilot Flt Lt Sean Cunningham, 35, was injured after being ejected from a Hawk T1 jet while on the ground at RAF Scampton in 2011. He died in hospital…

Cyberhawk plays key role in development of UK drone guidelines for offshore oil and gas

Guidelines produced by Oil & Gas UK for Unmanned Aerial Systems, otherwise known as drones, are welcomed by significant contributors, Cyberhawk Innovations…

5 dead after offshore helicopter crashes during medevac

The helicopter was sent to medevac an offshore worker suffering from cardiac arrest on the Amir Kabir offshore platform and crashed into the Caspian Sea…

British Airways warned over ‘downplaying’ toxic fume events

Britain’s largest union, Unite warned British Airways against downplaying harmful fume events on board aircraft by reclassifying them as ‘odour events’…

Passenger jet emergency landing – worker left in cargo hold

The TAAG Angola Airlines flight, travelling from Porto to Luanda, Angola’s capital, was already airborne when the trapped worker was discovered missing…

HSE to prosecute manufacturing firm after Red Arrows pilot death

“We have conducted a thorough investigation and consider there is sufficient evidence and it is in the public interest to bring a prosecution…”

Easyjet pilots vote to strike over fatigue health and safety risk

If actioned, the walkout could cause major disruption to Easyjet flights at Edinburgh and Glasgow airports over the busy half-term break…

Solar plane makes history after completing round-the-world trip

The aim of the Solar Impulse adventure was not to develop solar-powered planes for widespread use, but to show the capabilities of renewable energy.

Thomas Cook Cabin Crew Back Strike Action over Health & Safety

Thomas Cook cabin crew have voted in support of strike action in a row over rest breaks – placing the threat of disruption over summer holidays.