M1 Air Crash (Image: AAIB)
Air Safety

32 Years On: Remembering the M1 Plane Crash

At 19:52 on the evening of 8th January 1989 British Midland flight 92 took off from London Heathrow bound for Belfast International Airport. 42 minutes later 47 people on board would be dead due in part to confusion. The Boeing 737-400 (G-OBME) took off from Heathrow as normal and the [read more]

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Government confirms UK will leave EASA

The UK Governmennt has confirmed that the UK will leave the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) at the end of the Brexit transition period. EASA is responsible for certifying aircrews and aircraft across European and when it was formed in 2002, largely adopted regulations set out by the UK’s Civil [read more]

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Air Safety

CAA launches mandatory drone registration scheme

UK aviation regulator, The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today launched its Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Scheme. The online system allows owners and operators of any drone or model aircraft to meet the new regulation that requires anyone responsible for a drone or model aircraft weighing more [read more]