NPL Verifies Cabin Air Sensor for TBP

The world’s First Real-Time, Poisonous Compound Sensor for Aircraft Cabins has been verified by UK’s National Physical Laboratory. Pilots and cabin crew will soon be able to know if and when poisonous compounds are present in aircraft cabin air, and take appropriate action for the health and safety of themselves and their passengers. (The screen [...]

British Airways pilot forced to make Mayday call and scramble for oxygen mask minutes before landing

EWAN SOMERVILLE The Evening Standard 20 hours ago A British Airways captain was forced to make a Mayday call just minutes before landing after fumes reportedly filled the cockpit. The flight from Athens was on the approach to Heathrow when the co-pilot steering the plane fell ill, forcing the captain to take over and put on an [...]

Another British Airways flight makes emergency landing after smoke engulfs cabin

Photos: Lucy Brown (Passenger on the flight). On the 5thAugust 2019) at 3.27pm, a British Airways Airbus A321 took off from London Heathrow for Valencia (Spain). The aircraft was carrying many holidaymakers, including young children. Smoke developed in the cabin (from the air conditioning onboard - which is supplied by Bleed-Air from the aircraft engines) [...]

MID-AIR MAYDAY British Airways flight declares emergency at 30,000ft as ‘toxic smell’ leaves ten crew in hospital

By Stephen Moyes and Annabel Murphy of The Sun 28th January 2019, 10:09 pm Updated: 28th January 2019, 10:11 pm   A BRITISH Airways pilot declared a ‘May Day’ emergency at 30,000ft due to fumes on a packed airliner resulting in 10 crew members being taken to hospital. The drama unfolded just hours after the same plane [...]

The UK Challenger Fund (UKCF) Invests in VN-ADS 2nd Round Funding

The UK Challenger Fund closed a £200,000 investment in VN-ADS Ltd's 2nd Round Raise valuing the company at £2.3m. Jasper Smith of General Investment Partners the Funds mentors said: “The UK Challenger Fund is designed to identify early stage, growth ventures run by skilled entrepreneurs who have the potential to build great businesses.  We’re not [...]

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