How to marshal an aircraft

It’s all very well marshalling your colleagues, but how about a real Boeing 747?

In Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airport Series 4 we saw aircraft marshaller Ian learn to guide an aircraft on to its stand the old-fashioned way.

These days airliners at Heathrow generally arrive at the gate unaided, using electronic wizardry known as Stand Entry Guidance (SEG). But our Airside Safety professionals still need to learn the old-style ‘table tennis bats’, just in case. And now, so can you.

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