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Air Transat Augmentation rules

#1 Post by 3down&loct » Wed Jan 04, 2017 1:21 pm

Can someone from Transat please answer this question?
What is min leg length without augmentation at your airline?

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Re: Air Transat Augmentation rules

#2 Post by Fly The Wing » Fri Jan 06, 2017 1:22 pm

3down&loct wrote:Can someone from Transat please answer this question?
What is min leg length without augmentation at your airline?

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Supposedly 13 hours, but not always apparently. 2nd hand info.
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Re: Air Transat Augmentation rules

#3 Post by DrSpaceman » Fri Jan 06, 2017 4:50 pm

Do you mean MAX length?
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Re: Air Transat Augmentation rules

#4 Post by Rockie » Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:29 pm

3down&loct wrote:Can someone from Transat please answer this question?
What is min leg length without augmentation at your airline?
I stand to be corrected but as far as I know every carrier but AC operates to the CAR's. That means a 14 hour duty day (or night) that can be extended an additional hour with an augment pilot. Leg length has nothing to do with it, it is strictly duty time as far as the CAR's are concerned.
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Re: Air Transat Augmentation rules

#5 Post by TFTMB heavy » Tue Jan 10, 2017 5:38 am

14 hours and when 15 augmented.
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Re: Air Transat Augmentation rules

#6 Post by Biggles » Thu May 11, 2017 6:30 pm

+1

We aren't necessarily scheduled for a 14+ hr duty day when augmented. Many times they will schedule a third pilot just in case. Ie: yyz - San Jose winter time sometimes comes in at less than a 14hr duty day but they almost always augment it.
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Re: Air Transat Augmentation rules

#7 Post by bcflyer » Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:19 am

Problem is unless you have a bunk or a J seat for one pilot to rest in, you just end up with 3 tired pilots in the FD instead of 2. Hardly a big increase in safety.
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#8 Post by Jean-Luc Monette » Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:45 am

bcflyer wrote:Problem is unless you have a bunk or a J seat for one pilot to rest in, you just end up with 3 tired pilots in the FD instead of 2. Hardly a big increase in safety.

We have a Club Class seat reserved for breaks.
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Re: Air Transat Augmentation rules

#9 Post by Joe Blow Schmo » Thu Jul 06, 2017 4:50 am

14 hours through the night with no augment? JFC!
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Re: Air Transat Augmentation rules

#10 Post by TFTMB heavy » Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:04 pm

The majority of our augmented flights are day time flights. If duty is around 13:45 they put an extra FO on.
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