Flight and duty time limitations are very important for every crew member. That’s why we have issued our new booklet "FLIGHT TIME LIMITATIONS (FTL)“. You can download the booklet here as a PDF file.
Regulation 83/2014 so called FTL is divided in 4 parts: IR/CS/AMC/GM and must be in accordance with the Essential Requirements of the basic Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 February 2008 on common rules in the field of civil aviation and establishing a European Aviation Safety Agency. Only the part IR codified as ORO has been voted by the European Parliament, also called hard rules (in black letters in the booklet) The parts CS/AMC/GM are in the hands of EASA with no Parliamentary control, also called soft rules CS: in green letters AMC/GM: in blue letters.