Philip Butterworth-Hayes

Philip Butterworth-Hayes

Publisher and Editor at Unmanned Publications Ltd


Philip Butterworth-Hayes is a consultant and communications specialist working in the aerospace
and defence sectors.


He is the editor and publisher of EUROCONTROL’s Skyway publication
(, the editor and publisher of, and, a director of and a member of the Board of Liaisons of the Advanced Air Mobility Institute


For more than 30 years, Philip has specialised in delivering highly complex technical and
industrial aerospace information and advice to a wide number of government and industry
clients. His background includes posts as the director of communications and strategy at the Civil
Aviation Navigation Organization (CANSO) in Amsterdam, the launch editor of the European
Defence Agency’s European Defence Matters, the Manager of Jane’s Air Transport Division and
lead consultant for Jane’s Information Group on civil aviation consultancy studies, founding editor
of Jane’s Aircraft Component Manufacturers, World Airlines and Airport Review, a
former editor of Interavia Aerospace Review, Airports International, Jane’s Defence Industries,
Jane’s Military Aircraft and several unmanned air system publications. He has been an aviation
consultant to BBC Television and Time-Life books.


He began his professional communications career as a magazine journalist and news reader in
Khartoum, Sudan.