From Poverty To Become A Pilot, Work With Snow Patrol, Mother And Wife. Impossible?

Tina McGuff | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tina McGuff

I would often seek solace in a bottle of alcohol, use various other methods to steal me from the toxic home environment I found myself in or simply try and end my life.

Schools And Mental Health; Ways Forward

Professor Miranda Wolpert | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK
Professor Miranda Wolpert

This New Year, Theresa May PM said: 'For too long mental illness has been something of a hidden injustice in our country' and announced that the government will support pilots of new approaches in response. Schools are a key part of that response.

A Is For Alex (An A-Z Guide Of Bad Dates, Exes & Aubergine Emojis)

Stephen Bailey | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Comedy
Stephen Bailey

I don't know about you but I spend a lot of nights sat in a Wetherspoons with my single girlfriends, and sometimes the odd gay, wondering why we are s...

The Stigma Around Pilot Mental Health Must Be Tackled – Once And For All

Ghada Al Rousi | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK
Ghada Al Rousi

The industry must continue to support, understand and amplify the message that suffering from depression, and even being on anti-depressants, doesn't necessarily mean you can't fly. The result would be greater safety within the industry for all.

Pilots Arrested In Glasgow For Being 'Too Drunk' Before Flight

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK

Two pilots have been arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol as they prepared to fly a transatlantic passenger jet from Scotland...

Woman Born Without Arms Defies Odds To Become A Pilot

Barcroft | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who was born with no arms has defied all odds to become a pilot. Five years ago, Jessica Cox, became the first female to fly a plane with h...

Poignant Last Texts Of Students Who Died Aboard Fatal Flight Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A poignant picture has emerged of some of the students who perished on board the Germanwings plane when it crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday morni...

Germanwings Pilot 'Was Locked Out Of Cockpit' During Crash

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Germanwings A320 Plane Crash: German Co-Pilot 'Deliberately Crashed Plane' One of the pilots on board the Germanwings A320 plane which cras...

Video Of Pilot's Fiery Death A 'Show Of Islamic State Weakness, Not Strength'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK

The Islamic State's burning to death of a Jordanian pilot locked in a steel cage, captured in high-definition film, is a show of weakness not strength...

Selfie 'Could Have Caused Plane Crash'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Tech

A light aircraft crash in Colorado which cost the lives of both the pilot and the passenger, could have been caused by the pilot trying to take a self...

'Some People Call Me the Space Cowboy ...'

Jim Egan | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK Tech
Jim Egan

A stellar contradiction about the confused Sir Richard Branson was overlooked by both The Mail on Sunday ("Branson labeled 'outrageous' over attempts to distance himself from Friday's tragic crash", 2nd November) and Financial Times ("Brand it like Branson", 6th November).

Asia-Pacific Is Leading the World on Carbon Emissions Trading

Adam Matthews | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK
Adam Matthews

This article is co-authored with Terry Townshend who is Head of Policy at GLOBE International It is not well know that Kazakhstan -- a nation whose l...

London Helicopter Crash: Pilot 'Told Not To Take Off'

Posted 23.01.2013 | UK

A pilot who was killed after his helicopter crashed into a crane in central London had been advised not to embark on the journey because of poor visib...

Red Arrows Pilot Killed 'After Suffering Effects Of G-Force'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK

A Red Arrows pilot almost lost consciousness due to the effects of G-force shortly before he crashed, an inquest heard on Thursday. Flight Lieutena...

The Catastrophic TV Comedy Show Pilot I Saw Recorded Last Night at the BBC

John Fleming | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

I went to the recording of a TV show as a member of the audience and queued up with the audience. It was a pilot for a possible comedy panel show series and was being recorded by an experienced independent production company at a BBC studio site for (it seemed) possible transmission on a non-BBC channel.

US Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Captain Screams 'Say Your Prayers!'

Posted 28.03.2012 | UK

A JetBlue flight in the US had to make an emergency landing after the aircraft's captain went berserk and had to be restrained. The pilot, named b...