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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7 September 2021 Martin-Baker, the British family-run business which achieved global dominance with its famous aircraft ejection seat, has been recognised for eight decades of pioneering service to aviation safety. The company, whose products have to date saved more than 7,500 lives, is among the recipients of the annual ‘Trophies and Awards’ presented by the Honourable Company of Air Pilots. Since starting with a test ejection in 1945, Martin-Baker...


Click here to download the full statement The departure from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the reduction in flight movements due to the pandemic present the UK with a once in a lifetime opportunity to fully address the outdated UK airspace, its regulation, procedures and supporting technology. The Department for Transport (DfT) and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) developed a shared objective for modernising UK airspace up to 2040. Their Airspace Modernisation...


Click here to download the full press releaseThe UK Airspace Of The Future - Joint Position Statement The departure from EASA, as part of Brexit, and the reduction in flight movements due to the pandemic present the UK with a once in a lifetime unique opportunity to totally redesign outdated UK airspace, its regulation and procedures and the technology that supports it. While the UK’s Airspace Modernisation Strategy is a welcome step in the right direction, it continues the piecemeal...