bmi regional in recruitment drive
Jul10

bmi regional in recruitment drive

bmi regional has launched a recruitment drive to attract new Captains and First Officers. The airline is seeking crew of all levels, but particularly direct entry captains, based out of one of bmi regional’s key hubs in either Munich or Bristol. bmi regional operates a fleet of 18 Embraer 135 and 145 aircraft. The airline now operates more than 350 scheduled flights a week across a network of 35 destinations in 11 European countries...

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Some Thoughts on ‘See and Avoid’
Jul04

Some Thoughts on ‘See and Avoid’

I’m sure I’m not the only pilot who’s not completely comfortable with the idea of ‘See and Avoid’ when it comes to avoiding other aircraft in uncontrolled airspace. Of course, it’s one of the first things you are taught when learning to fly. You keep a good lookout for other aircraft. You keep your eyes outside the cockpit as much as possible, you move your head around to minimise blind spots, you keep up a...

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General Aviation Awareness Council invite airfields to form ‘essential national network’
Jul02

General Aviation Awareness Council invite airfields to form ‘essential national network’

The General Aviation Awareness Council (GAAC) is an organisation founded by UK General Aviation associations, supported by commercial and professional bodies, to try to ensure that GA activity in the UK does not decline, while elsewhere, particularly in Europe, its expansion – whether in business flying, pilot training, sport, recreation or other forms – is publicly and privately encouraged. In a recent meeting with the Minister for...

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Air cadets take to the sky thanks to national awards
Jul01

Air cadets take to the sky thanks to national awards

Six air cadets have won flying tuition worth a total of £8,000 thanks to the Royal Air Forces Association. The RAF charity runs an annual Flying Scholarship programme, which makes six awards to outstanding members of the Air Cadet Organisation. The awards attract more than 250 applications every year from across the UK. The cadets were presented with their prizes by the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier, at...

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