48 seconds before crash that never-occurred

This article was written by Steve Landells, BALPA Flight Safety Specialist and first published on BALPA What can you do in 48 seconds? It’s not even enough time to make a cup of tea or brush your teeth. But 48 seconds is how long the pilots of Speedbird 38 had to avert a major catastrophe. … Continue reading 48 seconds before crash that never-occurred

‘What would I do if I were 22’ Few words from Tony

I found this article written by Tan Sri Tony Fernandes. He is an entrepreneur who owns an airline, a football club, a motor racing team and many more. He is a real motivator. Original article can be found here What would I do if I were 22? My advice to those just starting out on … Continue reading ‘What would I do if I were 22’ Few words from Tony

Laser illumination hazards on pilots

A recent spate of incidents in the UK involving lasers directed at landing aircraft is evidence that they continue to be a threat to aviation. In August several aircraft operating into Gatwick, Liverpool and East Midlands were illuminated with a strong laser by persons on the ground, whilst flying visual approaches. Although fortunately no direct … Continue reading Laser illumination hazards on pilots

My analysis for A320 type rated pilot recruitment

Since when aviation industry saw a boom in india, aviation market never remained stable. By the year 2006 we saw various airlines establishing themselves in Indian market. Those days only Air India, Jet Airways and Indian Airlines were market player. Limited number of operators gave a huge benefit to Jet Airways as it was preferred … Continue reading My analysis for A320 type rated pilot recruitment