The sight of a drone in our skies has become quite common in recent years. And, while they offer great commercial and recreational benefit, they can also pose very serious dangers to aircraft.Show full article
Protection at every level – personally, locally and nationally. We give our pilots legal protection, help and support when they need it most.
We provide £2,500 for emergency legal assistance in the event of an incident or accident, and also give you the choice of either £250,000 or £125,000 legal cover.
Members also get access to the members’ area of the website and of course, the forum, where discussion and open debate are both encouraged and extremely useful.
The PPU crisis line is available to assist members wherever they are in the world – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
In the event of an accident or serious incident, you may contact the PPU global crisis line. Following your correspondence with the PPU Crisis Line staff, the PPU Crisis Response team will then take “ownership” of your case and advise your insurer of the situation.
If necessary, they may also contact the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Crisis Line or seek further legal advice on your behalf.
The PPU Group policy also covers members for:
The cost to join the PPU, varies depending on your role. Our monthly rates are as follows:
*These rates reduce for part time members.
On top of the membership fee each member must have the legal cover which PPU offer. Cover up to £125,000 is £19.29 per month and cover up to £250,000 is £26.18 per month, which is added to the monthly PPU direct debit.
To report a claim between 9am and 5pm weekdays (except bank holidays), members can login online at www.arag.co.uk/newclaims.
A 24-hour helpline is also available for members, offering legal advice on personal matters in conjunction with EU law.
It’s more than 12 months now since Prime Minister, Theresa May, said that “liberalism and globalisation have left people behind”, in her address at the Lord Mayor’s London banquet. Will Scott, acting chair for the Professional Pilots’ Union (PPU), ..Show full article