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Ray of hope in new European flight crew licensing rules

February 7, 2011 @ 11:53
by lizmoscrop
  Looks like there may be some hope for non-EU pilots and instructors wanting to work in Europe without having to sell an organ to pay for it. . Understandably potential new rules have caused a great deal of concern in the Euro-GA community - and beyond, since as of 8 April 2012 EASA’s Flight Crew Licensing (FCL) regulation will come into force. The European parliament and  Commission voted on the draft rules in mid-December.  According to the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), even if the final text is not yet public, most of GA's initial “problems” seemed to been solved [...]

EBAA attacks safety threat posed by grey market

January 7, 2011 @ 22:33
by lizmoscrop
The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) does sterling work for the industry on many fronts, and here's hoping its latest campaign strikes fear into the heart of shysters who damage the legal market by operating potentially unsafe flights. President Brian Humphries recently contacted members, urging them to translate EBAA's safety concerns in 2010 into real action in 2011. He wrote: "Operating without a valid Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) and failing to comply with traffic rights are key concerns for many within the business aviation community. To help eliminate such practices, EBAA has developed a document entitled 'Is My Flight Legal. [...]