Posts Tagged ‘crew rest’


PHOTO TOUR: Step Onboard Qatar Airways A350-900XWB

Recently, NYCAviation was invited onboardĀ one of Qatar Airways' A350-900XWBs. While onboard, we had a chance to tour the entire plane as well as to speak with representatives of both the airline and Airbus. Here is a ...
by Ben Granucci


Waking Up to the Issues of Pilot Fatigue: Part Three

In the third article in our series, Karlene Petitt takes a look at the impact of the new pilot fatigue regulations on long haul international pilots.
by Karlene Petitt


Waking Up to the Issues of Pilot Fatigue: Part Two

The newly implemented FAR 117, which outlines flightcrew rest requirements, was a factor in the recent weather-related flight cancellations that impacted various US airports. NYCA Columnist Eric Auxier delves into some of the m...
by Eric Auxier



FAA Proposes Regulating Pilots’ Rest Period Based on Fatigue Science

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Randy Babbitt on Friday announced a landmark proposal to fight fatigue among commercial pilots by setting new flight time, duty and rest...
by BNO News