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Old 8th Mar 2009, 09:22
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A and C
 
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With 12 crews and 5 aircraft you are not planing on working the aircraft very hard!

Most airlines work with 6 or 7 crews per aircraft and have the things in the air for about 19 hours a day.

I don't know much about the way the military use the aircraft but in the transport role the aircraft utilisation seems very low by airline standards.
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