NATS launches flight tracking app – includes live UK radar data
Apr21
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Young Aviators dinner
Apr18

Young Aviators dinner

Ever get cynical about the aviation business? It’s a tired cliché that old hacks (like those you’ll find most days at FTN towers) are sceptical by nature, having been exposed to the darker reaches of human nature, and airline catering, just once too often. Nevertheless, even our hardened hearts were warmed recently by an evening spent at the Young Aviators dinner – an event hosted by The Air League and The Honourable Company of Air...

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Single engine commercial operations arrive in Europe
Apr15

Single engine commercial operations arrive in Europe

As previously forecast in FTN, the European Commission has now published a new regulation allowing Commercial Air Transport (CAT) operations with single-engined turbine aeroplanes in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) or at night (known as CAT SET-IMC) in Europe. To assist in the implementation of the new rules, EASA have published the associated Acceptable Means of Compliance and Guidance Material (AMC/GM). The new...

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Meeting the Girls Venture Corps – what could possibly go wrong?
Apr14

Meeting the Girls Venture Corps – what could possibly go wrong?

FTN Columnist Helen Krasner reflects on the lessons from an impromptu flying visit to a public event Way back when I was a newly qualified helicopter pilot, a month of two after getting my PPL(H), I decided to take a fixed-wing flying friend for a Saturday afternoon ‘jolly’. Where should we go? Well, she was involved with the Girls Venture Corps, and she mentioned that they had an event nearby on that day. Various...

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BA Senior First Officer Andy Perkins on how the Air League helped him achieve his dream job
Apr12
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