Mission Aviation Fellowship
RAeS’ report assessing the Mental health challenge in civil aviation
May31

RAeS’ report assessing the Mental health challenge in civil aviation

The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) has published a paper on the mental health challenge to civil aviation safety, covering both psychosocial risk management and mental health. The paper explores the impact that mental health in aviation currently has within civil aviation. The RAeS’ Human Factors Wellbeing Working Group (HFW WG) paper highlights key areas of the civil aviation ‘eco-system’ that the Society says would be positively...

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RAeS Careers in Aerospace & Aviation Live event dates announced
Oct20

RAeS Careers in Aerospace & Aviation Live event dates announced

The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) has announced the dates for its 2023 Careers in Aerospace and Aviation LIVE recruitment fair. The event is open to everyone from students, apprentices and graduates, to experienced professionals and service leavers looking to make their next career move. The RAeS 2023 recruitment fair, Careers in Aerospace and Aviation LIVE, is dedicated to aerospace, aviation and space, and is taking place on the...

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Mind games for pilots
Aug22

Mind games for pilots

On the morning of the 24th March 2015 the scene on board the Germanwings Airbus A320 was about as normal as a scheduled airline flight can be. The flight had departed from Barcelona around 30 minutes earlier and just reached cruising altitude as it headed for Dusseldorf. Approaching the French coast the captain left the cockpit, in all probability for a toilet break. It was at this moment that the co-pilot set the autopilot for a...

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RAeS Futures Scholarship Programme
May15

RAeS Futures Scholarship Programme

The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) has launched its new scholarship programme to highlight the importance of internships and impact in the field of aerospace, aviation and space. The application process is currently open now until 31 May. The Futures Scholarship Programme focuses on increasing the probability of employment in the aerospace sector through offering extra opportunities for pre-employment development. This could be a...

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ATPL Theoretical Knowledge – What is the Point
Nov30

ATPL Theoretical Knowledge – What is the Point

Is the content and delivery of the current EASA ATPL Theoretical Knowledge syllabus fit for purpose? It is a question asked by almost any student professional pilot commencing ‘ground school’ and faced with the daunting task of assimilating several thousand pages of knowledge across 14 subjects never before studied, and passing 14 written tests with a minimum 75% pass mark, all in as little as six months. It is probably true to say...

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