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Old 18th May 2020, 03:33
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Originally Posted by 1000tolevel View Post
That’s what I thought. Just stumbled upon this guy commenting on aviation news website saying he flies a 37 one day and a 57 the next. I knew it was very unlikely but had to check before calling him out.
Are you sure he said "37" (or perhaps was misquoted)? Delta has taken full advantage of the 757/767 common type rating - regularly swapping pilots between the two.
It's been a several years now, but I was once seated next to an 'in transit' Delta pilot who flew 757s and 767s. He mentioned that he often didn't know if he was going to be flying a 57 or a 67 until after he arrived at the airport.
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