Every year Armistice Day on 11 November provides a powerful focus for national remembrance and reflection and, for many, this year holds particular significance as the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest confrontations of the First World War.
We need a balanced, cross-border approach to regulating the growing drone industry, argues the author of the European Parliament’s report on the safe use of drones in civil airspace.
We really hope you’ve enjoyed watching ‘Skies Above Britain’ on BBC2 over the last five weeks. With the series coming to a close, we wanted to point you to few ways that you can continue to watch the ‘skies above Britain’.
In yesterday’s episode of Skies Above Britain we saw the maiden flight of a hot air balloon heated by solar energy. But what’s the impact of hosting Europe’s biggest hot air balloon festival just a few miles away from Bristol International Airport?
There might not be any scheduled flights at Heathrow after 11.30pm, but that doesn’t mean the tower’s air traffic controllers have a chance to put their feet up. In fact the airport is almost as busy at night as it is in the day, with the race on to be ready for the next day’s first flight.
We’ve created two 360 videos that put you at the very heart of the action in Heathrow control tower and London Terminal Control.
Win a chance to try your hand at air traffic control in our state-of-the-art 360 degree Heathrow simulator.
Glasgow’s golden glow – we’re proud to be on board as the airport celebrates its first 50 years in business21 July 2016
The world has seen many changes since Glasgow Airport opened for commercial business in 1966, not least at the airport itself.
The introduction of remote digital control towers is a hugely exciting technological development for our industry. However, digital towers are not about removing the controller from the mix.