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Old 11-27-2010, 06:37 PM   #13  
gearcrankr
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Originally Posted by MaydayMark View Post
The early analog PanAm A300's had a "flight engineer." They used to say that they read the newspaper between preflights (Airbus had designed them to be flown by a 2-man crew ). They had a (fully automated) FE panel!*?
DHL/Astar operated A300B4 with a SO until July 2009. Like you said Mark not much to do except preflight.
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