Date: 31 Jul 97 12:30:28 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Malcolm Weir) Organization: Little to None References: 1 2 Followups: 1 2
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On 28 Jul 97 01:13:28 , Pete Mellor <email@example.com> caused to appear as if it was written: >Andrew L. Stern <firstname.lastname@example.org> on Sun Jul 13 10:43:44 1997 asks: > >> I have a scene in the cockpit of an airliner, where the captain >> lights up a cigarette. >> ... >> My question is: Last I heard, the FAA allows the cockpit crew to smoke, >> because of nicotene's benefits with regard to alertness. I would very much >> appreciate if someone in the know could tell me if this is still true? I believe so, but... >In the course of several visits to flight decks, I have never >seen any crew-member smoking. I think that, on non-smoking >flights (all flights by BA, Cathay, Singapore, etc., in fact >nearly all carriers these days) the ban on smoking extends >to the flight deck. ... the airlines have their own rules preventing staff members smoking on board. Malc.