Re: Korean Air 801 crashed on approach to Guam

Date:         08 Sep 97 02:03:52 
From:         jf mezei <"[non-spam]jfmezei">
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Karl Swartz wrote:
> Correct.  United pilots have told me that with the really long 747-400
> flights, which have not one but two relief pilots who fly only the
> cruise portion of the flight, the relief pilots don't manage the three
> takeoffs and landings within three months needed to maintain their
> currency.  They have to go back and fly the sims to stay current.

When the relief crew  is sleeping in the pilot quarters, does this count
as flying hours in terms of monthly limits/quotas ?