Open letter to Commissioners Bulc & Thyssen
Only few have an idea about the costs of a flight-hour of a reasonable quality
The UK Laser Misuse Act foresees unlimited fines, a five-year prison sentence or even both.
Pilots seek clear information about aircraft maintenance
The myth of union ‘friendly’ Ryanair is falling apart
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This position paper focuses on the challenges and the potential risks of Crew Interoperability. Its aim is to point out questions that need to be answered and risks that need to be mitigated.
ECA fully shares the concerns of AEI (Aircraft Engineers International) with regard to the practice in several EU countries that reduce the release into service by licensed engineers to a mere administrative task without any physical inspection of the work performed.
Despite the international recognition that cosmic radiation poses a workplace health risk to airline pilots, there is an immediate requirement for comprehensive research into all forms of radiation exposures of airline pilots. Keeping in mind the complexity of exposures in the cockpit
If you asked any European pilot if there is currently a pilot shortage, most of them would probably laugh. Few pilots in Europe would be willing to agree with media headlines about the ‘looming pilot shortage’. Then how come we are always hearing about the hundreds of thousands of pilots
Created in 1991, the European Cockpit Association is the representative body of European pilots at EU level.
We represent over 38,000 pilots from the national pilot associations in 37 European states and 2 states from outside the European region.
We are a recognised social partner and make every effort to ensure that aviation safety is in the driving principle of future European rules.