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Aviation associations call for greater cooperation to ensure safe co-existence of manned and unmanned aircraft
A bit like the SARS2-CoV-2 virus it goes under many names, none of them especially catchy. It is prevalent throughout airlines, and seems highly transmissible between them, hopping from one to another, especially when they are under strain.
Masks? Yes. Temperature checks? Yes. Social distancing onboard? Maybe. Strong, harmonised, and mutually accepted rules on how to operate safe flights with COVID present in our societies? YES. Here is our recipe for safely navigating through the COVID crisis, issued ahead of the publication
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The current safety levels of manned aviation commercial operations must not be negatively impacted by the introduction of future highly automated and/or autonomous systems. They must be at least equaled or improved.
The ECA Helicopter community welcomes EASA’s aim for a reduced fatal accidents rate over the next 10 years, as mentioned in the EASA Rotorcraft Safety Roadmap. Our goal is to work together with the Agency and focus on achieving the same goals. We have hereby set up an ECA Helicopters
A paper drawing together all relevant safety measures and recommendations for pilots operating in times of COVID-19. It will be updated and reissued regularly.
Today’s aviation shows a significant gap between the requirements for a pilot license – to safely fly the aircraft – and the actual real requirements and demands of the profession – to safely and efficiently operate an aircraft in an airline environment. Initiatives and regulatory changes,
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.