The Master’s Message


The current Master is Captain John Towell. John enjoyed a successful 37 year career with BA flying short haul, charter and long haul, and was also a trainer for over 20 years.

The Master writes … The world of the commercial pilot has been completely turned upside down and so many fundamentals are threatened. In January the story was of growth and a shortage of pilots, a few months later the world of aviation has been stunned. During my career I experienced highs and lows but the current threats far exceed anything that I experienced. The oil crisis of 1973 led to a long barren period with no pilot recruitment in BA and zero career progression, a situation far removed from the last ten years of strong growth, mass recruitment and very good command progression.  Read More …

The Company Journal


The Company produces a bi-monthly issue of its journal ‘Air Pilot’ edited by Paul Smiddy containing information on the aviation scene and Company activities.

You can download the current issue as well as past issues back to 2008 at this link.

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