European Safety Agency revisits duty limits

Business Jet Traveler » October 2009
Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 5:00am

The European Aviation Safety Agency will extend discussion of the most contentious points arising from its proposed new rules for aircraft operations and has indicated that it could permit greater flexibility for business aviation on issues such as flight and duty-time limitations. The agency has acknowledged that the rules need to allow business aircraft operators to comply with safety requirements in a way that fits the realities of their operations, rather than expecting them to adhere to a model established with large airlines in mind

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“"Many years ago, our company founder, Al Conklin, sold a new twin-engine business aircraft to a very successful entrepreneur. He had established a bit of a rapport with the individual and, after the sale, asked him straight out, 'How can you justify the cost of this airplane?' His reply? 'What is the cost of a divorce?'"–David Wyndham, president, Conklin & de Decker”

-David Wyndham