Re: 2nd Officer on a 767

Date:         16 Sep 97 02:35:24 
From:         malc@mci2000.com (Malcolm Weir)
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On 10 Sep 97 19:38:45 , Cameron Hines <camhines@ozemail.com.au> caused to
appear as if it was written:

>Qantas use Second Officers as IRO's or International Relief Officers.
>They are used on flights around Asia to extend flight and duty limits.
>They are not FEs.
>
>Ansett are the only airline with FEs on the 767s.

To add to the fun, Qantas *do* operate some sectors with an engineer, but
he's a GROUND engineer.  I'm thinking particularly of BNE-POM-BNE, where
(for some reason) Qantas doesn't want to rely on local help for any mech.
problems...

Malc.