In conjunction with Aerossurance, I audit helicopter operations on behalf of the General Lighthouse Authorities, Trinity House, Northern Lighthouse Board and Irish Lights.
The history of lighthouses in the UK and Ireland is very interesting. The Museum of Scottish Lighthouses in Fraserburgh is worth a visit. Amongst other things, it highlights the pioneering work of the Stevenson (of R.L. Stevenson fame) family.
In May 2022 Maria and I visited Iceland, where we saw typical Icelandic lighthouses, which are usually orange in colour.
In September I was auditing the Trinity House Vessel Galatea off the Farne islands.
In October we visited Cape Horn, as we sailed to the Antarctic. The Cape Horn lighthouse was occupied by a Chilean Marine and his family. They welcomed us as they did not get many visitors. The Chilean Navy dropped off supplies every 2 months but this was sometimes disrupted by weather.
Some reflections on the aviation industry by Mark Prior. I will aim to produce regular blogs covering areas where we think our company can make a real difference for our clients.