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Old 18th May 2018, 05:33 PM
kwnkillcare kwnkillcare is offline
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Default QF flight crew

I recently flew on QF12 LAX-SYD on the 380.
I was surprised that the arrival announcement was made by a second officer.
What flight crew does this flight carry?
I have flown SYD-DFW a few times and my recollection is that this flight carries 2 captains and 2 1st officers.
Where does Qantas use 2nd officers these days.


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Old 18th May 2018, 06:51 PM
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Normally it’s one Captain, two firsts and a second or two seconds long haul.
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Old 21st May 2018, 10:52 PM
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VA is similar - one capt, one FO who acts as relief commander when the capt is in rest, and two second officers.
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Old 23rd May 2018, 09:36 PM
Todd Hendry Todd Hendry is offline
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Default Standard crew.

On flights over 12 hours 4 pilots are required.

This will be made up of 1 CAPT, 1 FO and 2 SO’s.

This can change due to training, sickness, crewing issues or other operational requirements.
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