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Total Time Spent Airborne

Sun Dec 10, 2006 8:23 am

Not sure if anyone else keeps track of this, but if anyone were to, they'd be here, so here goes. How many hours have you spent airborne, since you started keeping track?

Since May of 2004, I have spent a total of 100 hours and 38 minutes, plus or minus a few minutes, in the air on various commercial flights.
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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Sun Dec 10, 2006 8:57 am

Don't know about flight time but last time I checked a couple of years ago I had flown about 30 commercial flights in my life, adding the last year or two the total comes to about 32. I have also flown private planes more than commercial.
 
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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Sun Dec 10, 2006 9:08 am

I worked it out a long time ago, only very roughly though. At an average speed of 500mph, I have flown for a total of about 300 hours, although that figure is out of date too I expect now.

I keep meaning to put all of my flights into an excel spreadsheet, just don't have the time currently, does anybody know if their is a site like Great Circle Mapper out there which calculates air time? I know it would only be very approximate due to varying winds.

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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Sun Dec 10, 2006 10:15 am

Actually, I just note down takeoff and landing times on a notepad that I take on each flight, together with the flight number, tail number, etc.
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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Sun Dec 10, 2006 10:22 am

Quoting Yellowstone (Reply 3):
Actually, I just note down takeoff and landing times on a notepad that I take on each flight, together with the flight number, tail number,

Ah I do that the lazy way, quick snap of the camera, just of something even if the cap is on, so I can then look at the time the picture was taken and work it out that way.

Only done that though for the last few years, so I was looking for a lazy way of finding out the rest silly 

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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Sun Dec 10, 2006 10:35 am

I figure it would be just about useless to add up all of mine, since if I recall correctly my first flight occurred at the age of 1.
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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Sun Dec 10, 2006 1:35 pm

I've been on planes since I was a few months old, so who knows?

I can say I have triple digit times for being at the controls of small Cessna's.

And I would guesstimate triple digit times for commercial flights too.

No way of knowing for sure now though.
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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Sun Dec 10, 2006 7:05 pm

I have kept a log of all my flights (started in 1983, but I included earlier flights from my Dad's diaries etc) since I was born. I now use an excel spreadsheet (much easier).

So far my total flight time adds up to 2264 hours 5 minutes. Flight time being time from leaving the gate to arriving at the gate.
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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Mon Dec 11, 2006 12:15 am

Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 7):
Flight time being time from leaving the gate to arriving at the gate.

I count wheels-up to wheels-down. And the Excel spreadsheet sounds like a good idea.
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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Mon Dec 11, 2006 1:25 am

Hey guys,

I spend 2241hrs42mins in the air... That is about: 93 days or 13 weeks or 3 months... Big grin
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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Mon Dec 11, 2006 1:38 am

Quoting WILCO737 (Reply 9):
I spend 2241hrs42mins in the air...

Blimey - I've spent more time in the air than you, and you fly for a living ! Fly more, you lazy git !  Smile
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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Mon Dec 11, 2006 3:07 am

Where do I begin?

I will give a very good estimate after thinking for about 20 minutes and looking through logbooks.

I have spent very close to 28,000 hours airborne.

I'm 52 BTW.
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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Mon Dec 11, 2006 6:12 am

Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 10):
Blimey - I've spent more time in the air than you, and you fly for a living ! Fly more, you lazy git ! Smile

Yeah I am totally lazy  Wink

But I guess you are double my age Big grin Ask me again when I am 35-46  old 

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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Mon Dec 11, 2006 7:34 am

Quoting WILCO737 (Reply 12):
But I guess you are double my age

Not double - beeyotch !! That was a hideous personal insult, you are now officially off my birthday cake list !
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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Mon Dec 11, 2006 10:57 am

logged pilot time + unlogged jumpseat time + passenger time= 20,000 or so.
 
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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Mon Dec 11, 2006 4:04 pm

Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 13):
Not double - beeyotch !! That was a hideous personal insult, you are now officially off my birthday cake list !

 angel  It was just a rough guess Big grin

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RE: Total Time Spent Airborne

Wed Dec 13, 2006 2:38 am

129hrs and 17 mins... not so much, but I'm working on it.  veryhappy 
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