Re: Info about commercial pilots

From:         kerry@ingres.com (Kerry Kurasaki)
Organization: Ingres Corporation, A subsidiary of The ASK Group, Inc.
Date:         10 Jul 93 02:01:50 PDT
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In article <airliners.1993.504@ohare.Chicago.COM> kosower@nxth02.cern.ch (David Kosower) writes:
>   I realize this is off the topic for these groups, but perhaps a reader will  
>know the answer to the following questions:
>
>   How many flights, and how many flight-hours, does a typical pilot for a  
>major scheduled American carrier, fly per year?  Ditto for commuter carriers.
>

By regulation (FAR 121.xxx) pilots are limited to something like 1000 hours
a year of commercial flying.  A UA captain in our CAP squadron flies
something like 80 hours/month (more or less) so the math works out
pretty well.