Adina-Ioana Vălean is the new EU Transport Commissioner
Aurora, seen from the ISS. Copyright: ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGA
We are ALL ONE in the Sky
While these industrial disputes have brought out the worst from some management teams, they’ve brought out the best from the pilot community.
Adina-Ioana Vălean. This is the name, which aviation professionals in Europe will hear very often in the next 5 years. As the new EU Commissioner in charge of transport Ms Vălean will be the driving force of safe, efficient, sustainable and socially-responsible transport in Europe. Behind
The time has come: Early November ICAO launched real-time worldwide space weather update service. Three Space Weather Centers (SWXC) will generate and share space weather advisories using the existing channels, similar to SIGMET. The advisories can thereby go directly to aircraft operators
You will read in this report how, despite its small size and shoestring budget, ECA’s dedicated staff and reps have fought for the pilot profession on multiple fronts, and with results that others in our industry look at with envy.
Members of Europe’s leading aviation associations have today published a joint paper setting out five key principles for a successful regulatory framework for unmanned aviation operations & unmanned traffic management (UTM / U-Space)
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Europe’s Single Aviation Market has been instrumental in creating new market opportunities, stimulating growth and boosting connectivity.
The safe and efficient co-existence of manned and unmanned aircraft in the airspace is one of the major challenges in aviation for the next decades. The rapid growth in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), civil and military, has increased the demand for access to non-segregated airspace.
While in general ECA endorses EBT and the principle of ‘less checking more training’ a cautious approach to the implementation of EBT is crucial, while keeping in mind several essential safeguards.
SORA (Specific Operations Risk Assessment) is a multi-stage process of risk assessment aiming at risk analysis of certain unmanned aircraft operations, as well as defining necessary mitigations and robustness levels.
Created in 1991, the European Cockpit Association is the representative body of European pilots at EU level.
We represent over 40,000 pilots from the national pilot associations in 36 European states.
We are a recognised social partner and make every effort to ensure that aviation safety is in the driving principle of future European rules.