John Batty went straight into the RAF on leaving school, staying 10 years, flying mostly Hunters, which he thought marvellous airplanes (as does your correspondent, on the basis of just 30 minutes in one). Then he went directly into corporate aviation -- Doves, Challengers, Falcons, Hawkers -- with Brown & Root, Motorola, the Kuwait Airways corporate fleet, five years in Ireland, time in Mexico. Now 65, he runs the Business Aircraft Users' Association, something like a British ...


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