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User currently offlineLMML 14/32 From Malta, joined Jan 2001, 2566 posts, RR: 6
Posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 6 days ago) and read 2683 times:

Were the early A300B2 and B4 flown by a 3 man crew or 2?

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User currently offlineFinnWings From Finland, joined Oct 2003, 640 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 6 days ago) and read 2665 times:


All A300B1 and -B2s were operated by 3 man crew. What comes to -B4, I'm not totally sure. If my memory serves me right, most of the -B4 series are operated by 3 man crew. Anyway, few examples were built which are operated by only the cockpit crew of two. Airlines which operated this "special" version were Garuda, Finnair and Finnair's nowadays non-existent subsidiary KarAir. Nowadays Air Scandic flies those ex-Finnair machines.

Please correct me, if I'm wrong.

Smooth Landings,

User currently offlineTs-ior From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 3734 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 2585 times:

I don't know if Tunisair's ex A300-B4 (TS-IMA) had a FE...I think not !!!

User currently offlineGigneil From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 16347 posts, RR: 79
Reply 3, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2533 times:

The A300 FFCC was available on all aircraft beginning in 1983.


User currently offlineCrosswind From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 2650 posts, RR: 56
Reply 4, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 2517 times:
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FinnWings is correct,
All B1, B2 and B4-200 aircraft have a 3-crew flighdeck with an Flight Engineer, except for some late-model aircraft built for Garuda and KarAir with a forward facing flightdeck.

I believe Air Scandic are now the only airline operating the A300B4-200FF.

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