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FO Wears Oxygen Mask On To?  
User currently offlineFL350 From Belgium, joined Feb 2003, 517 posts, RR: 2
Posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1487 times:

During this TO shot I took at EBBR on rwy 02, you'll notice that the FO is wearing an oxygen mask.
I think it's the first time I see this kind of procedure.

Does anybody knows why?

Here is the pic unfortunately rejected.

http://myaviation.net/search/photo_search.php?id=00039103"

Thanx

Fabrice


Fabrice Sanchez - Brussels Aviation Photography
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User currently offlineFilterboy From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 81 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1448 times:

Not a technical response but perhaps the Capitan has bad gas  Big grin

User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1444 times:

To me, it doesn't look like he's wearing his mask at all, and what you're seeing is actually an illusion created by the post between the #2 and #3 window over on the captain's side.

Just my 2 cents....


User currently offlineSushka From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 4784 posts, RR: 15
Reply 3, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1430 times:

I agree. It doesn't look like he is wearing a mask.


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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29802 posts, RR: 58
Reply 4, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1425 times:

My money is on Hangover

O2 does a wonder for that.



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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31684 posts, RR: 56
Reply 5, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1415 times:

Looks like the F/O is facing Left & the Headset speakers are visable.
Def no O2 mask.
regds
HAWK



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User currently offlineFL350 From Belgium, joined Feb 2003, 517 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1356 times:

Yep you probably are right maybe just an optical illusion, didn't had my binoculars that day.
I think there's a shade left of the captain or something obstructing the view.

Sorry my mistake

Cheers

Fabrice



Fabrice Sanchez - Brussels Aviation Photography
User currently offlineCancidas From Poland, joined Jul 2003, 4112 posts, RR: 11
Reply 7, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1325 times:

maybe no faith in the pressurization of the a/c...


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User currently offlineSocalatc From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 528 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1299 times:

If he is wearing it, which I don't think he is. He could just be checking to make sure everything is working.

User currently offlineJBirdAV8r From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 4491 posts, RR: 21
Reply 9, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1285 times:

SoCalATC:

He could just be checking to make sure everything is working.

Not on the takeoff roll  Smile/happy/getting dizzy



I got my head checked--by a jumbo jet
User currently offlineJetdoctor From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2001, 257 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1256 times:

I have seen it on rare instances where, say the captain needs to use the washroom, per some company procedures the F/O would have to wear the oxygen mask while the captain is gone, for safety I would believe.
I know this as we have been called out to aircraft where the O2 mask has been used, and the crewmember can't stow it.

Obviously this would not apply in this situation, but nice to know info.

Jetdoctor

[Edited 2004-01-16 23:21:57]


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User currently offlineSocalatc From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 528 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1243 times:

Sorry, I thought he was still taxiing. Yeah, I don't see why he would have it on during T/O

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