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Cargo Pilots Layovers  
User currently offlineshgeat From Australia, joined Aug 2007, 9 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 12 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2496 times:

i want to know how cargo pilots layovers work.

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User currently offlineCosmicCruiser From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 2255 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (3 years 12 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 2477 times:

??????? Capt. sets parking brake, F/O unarms and opens L1. Get bags and leave jet. LOL

 

Actually I think you're asking how they're scheduled. It's no different than most pax carriers. Layovers are based on required legal rest time and/or next flight scheduled in the crews trip pairing. Can be as little as 12 hrs or as long as 3-4 days.


User currently offlinetb727 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 1586 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (3 years 12 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2404 times:

We don't have a set schedule so when we get somewhere, we could be there a minimum 8 hours or 16 days, just depends on when we get a trip. It's a lot of fun when you are in an exotic destination like ELP, MCI or LRD.


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User currently offlinelowrider From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 3220 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (3 years 12 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 2353 times:

Some work better than others, depending on location.

Quoting tb727 (Reply 2):
LRD.

Oh how I do miss Taco Pelenque some days



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User currently offlinetb727 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 1586 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (3 years 12 months 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 2260 times:

Quoting lowrider (Reply 3):
Oh how I do miss Taco Pelenque some days

Heck yeah. We've just been passing through for customs the last few months but luckily we started using our noggins and use the sat phone to order ahead now and have the FBO get it! It's not the same as going there of course, but if there's a will, there's a way!



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