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Old 28th Jun 2009, 07:46
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Originally Posted by mephisto
many posters are being a little harsh
- not me. I made no such comment and also assume the 'relief crew' to be competent. I was just surprised at what I heard from another airline where, contrary to your post "But am I rigid in when I take my rest, definately not.", they appeared to be, from what I was told.

I repeat - in view of the KNOWN issues with 330 pitot inputs in weather, I reckon I would delay my sheer luxury of 'rest' (based on years of 15+ hours continuous duty with no rest).

NB Nor am I saying that is what happened here. It was an enquiry into an unknown world of 'scheduled rest'.
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