A drone came close to putting those on board a light aircraft in “danger of serious injury” after a near miss outside Perth.
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A civilian pilot landed without permission on a closed RAF airfield in North Wales “because he wanted to go to the beach”.
New powers are needed to crack down on airlines taking too long to refund passengers, according to the aviation regulator.
Drone users will face fines of up to £1,000 if they fly their device without passing an online theory test or registering as an operator, regulators have warned.
While thousands of jobs have been lost – the firm has had to close 600 stores, which employed 21,000 people in different countries.
An aviation authority has rated Aberdeen airport as having “very good” accessibility.
Bosses at Aberdeen airport today welcomed a sharp rise in passenger numbers.
A lifeboat crew is trialling drones for use in sea search and rescue operations in what is thought to be a world first.
For more than 20 years, Peterculter-based HJS Helicopters has been in the skies over Aberdeen and the North-east.
A petition calling for all Airbus 225 Super Pumas to be removed from service has been signed by more than 10,000 people.
The entire fleet of Super Puma EC225s operating in the UK have been grounded, the Civil Aviation Authority has confirmed. The decision was taken earlier this afternoon following a helicopter crash west of Bergen, Norway this morning. Eleven people have been confirmed dead, with two still missing. For the full story, visit Energy Voice.