Flight departments may see additional crewmembers on long-haul flights as a relatively straightforward solution to the possibility of severe crew fatigue or to avoid running out of established duty time. But some operators are finding that option may present its own problems. Thoughtful planning and firm discipline must be part of an augmented crew plan to ensure that the most rested crew are in position. Otherwise, the extra crew could end up being a burden during critical phases of ...
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