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1 Business Aviation Safety Seminar Asia 2010 “Regulatory Oversight of Business Aviation” Singapore’s Experience and Perspective

Dec 22, 2015



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  • 1 Business Aviation Safety Seminar Asia 2010 Regulatory Oversight of Business Aviation Singapores Experience and Perspective
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  • 2 General Aviation in Singapore Principles, philosophies and approach in promulgating Singapore General Aviation Regulations (SGAR) Challenges Conclusion Outline
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  • 3 Singapore = Small geographical size All Business Aviation (BA) flights are International All Business Aviation (BA) flights are International Geography
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  • 4 Gulfstream G550 Range 12500 km
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  • Singapore-registered aircraft
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  • 6 No BA aircraft on Singapore Register Either N, VP or VH registered Aircraft at Seletar Aerospace Park
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  • Developing SGAR Adopt ICAO Standards Must protect third parties Acceptable level of safety for passengers Passenger would not enjoy same level of safety as fare-paying passenger in commercial air transport Maximum freedom of actions 7
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  • Regulatory requirement/ Acceptable level of safety Complexity of Operation
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  • 9 Owner or Pilot-in-Command must assume responsibility for safety of operations for less complex aircraft. For more complex aircraft, the operator must assume responsibility. Who is responsible?
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  • 10 BA may be commercial or Corporate For corporate owned: Do not have organisation structure similar to that of commercial air transport May have flight ops department Allow the owner/operator to contract the full engineering and maintenance activities owner/operator retain responsibility Safety Oversight
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  • 11 Streamline Procedures Streamline Procedures Speed up Approval processes Speed up Approval processes Inbound Aircraft
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  • IBAC Definition of BA Sub-division 1 Commercial Commercial operation/use of aircraft by companies with the availability of the aircraft for charter (professional pilots) Sub-Division 2 Corporate Non-commercial operation/use of aircraft as an aid to the conduct of company business (professional pilots) Sub-Division 3 Owner Operated The non-commercial operation or use of aircraft by an individual for the carriage of passengers
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  • Market Review Drivers of BA Activity Local economic activity and HNWIs Based businesses / corporate HQs Market acceptance of aircraft ownership Based Private Aircraft Local / regional / global economy Tourism (traditional, medical, integrated resorts) Satellite offices In-bound Aircraft Local / regional economy Geography Comparison to alternative transport modes Local Charter Aircraft
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  • 14 Continuous refinement Types of ownership GroupGroup FractionalFractional Emerging Issues
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  • 15 Part 135 vs Part 121 19 9 5700 15000 2700045500 30 Potential extent of damage
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  • 16 Group OwnershipGroup Ownership 1 Aircraft may be owned by several owners. Identify 1 owner to be accountable => Private aircraft. Fractional OwnershipFractional Ownership Multiple owners have a pooling agreement by which aircraft is shared. Management company will run the operations and functions typical of an operator. Types of Ownership
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  • 17 Regulatory and safety oversight requirements are robust and biz-friendly Continuous review and refinement to keep pace with industry Other aspects in growing business aviation CONCLUSION
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  • 18 Thank you for your kind attention
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  • Specifications of some aeroplanes Hawker 900Gulfstream G250 Gulfstream G550 Fokker 70 Length15.6 m20.3 m29.4 m31 m Wingspan16.6 m19.2 m28.5 m28 m Pax capacity (max)16101979 MTOM12,700 kg17,960 kg41,300 kg41,730 kg Range2,825 nm3,400 nm6,750 nm4,130 nm Applicable Part135 121 19