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New legal drink-fly limits for U.K. aviation personnel
Last updated: 15 December 2017

published: 01 APR 2004
by Harro Ranter, ASN

Aviation personnel who drink on duty face breath testing by police under strict new alcohol rules. Pilots, cabin crew and air traffic controllers are now subject to a limit of 20mg of alcohol in 100ml of blood. Licensed aircraft maintenance engineers now face the same 80mg limit as road users. (BBC)