Re: 767/restrictions/Atlantic Ocean

From:         mpalmer@encore.com (Mike Palmer)
Organization: Encore Computer Corporation
Date:         10 Feb 93 03:11:23 PST
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rdd@cactus.org (Robert Dorsett) writes:

>>And, another question, there were only 2 pilots on board on
>>a non-stop flight of 9.5 hours. I thought that on these long-distance
>>flights there is also a cruise-pilot. Is it because this flight
>>was a charter ?

>9.5 hours isn't long.  "Long" doesn't start until about 14 hours duty time,
>depending on country and labor laws  US is among the most regressive.

A buddy of mine flies the Miami - Paris run for American.  It's a 10 1/2 hour
flight & on the 767 there's three pilots.  Each has a four hour break up in
first class watching the movie!  Tough life being a pilot!



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