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Msg ID: 2737093 Busiest base you've worked at +0/-0     
Author:hueyhauler
7/28/2022 2:26:57 PM

Whats the busiest base you have worked at? How regularly were you turning calls due to crew fatigue? Thanks



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Msg ID: 2737094 Busiest base you've worked at +16/-1     
Author:P Hi
7/28/2022 2:32:16 PM

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Late 90's AE-3 Glendale AZ. 120+ flights a month. Crews were professional back then, took the flights without complaint. Friday night thru Sunday morning, you never saw the base you were on calls. Same with AE-6, gone all the time.

Now the pansies whine after TWO flights.



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Msg ID: 2737108 Busiest base you've worked at +4/-0     
Author:Ditto
7/28/2022 4:11:12 PM

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AirLife San Antonio in the late 90's, back to back flights 24/7.



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Msg ID: 2737113 Busiest base you've worked at (NT) +1/-2     
Author:AEL fixed that tempo ...
7/28/2022 4:46:18 PM

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Msg ID: 2737107 Busiest base you've worked at +2/-1     
Author:Anonymous
7/28/2022 3:43:12 PM

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How do you define or measure "busy"?

How many 40 minute round trips?  How many 6 hour round trips?



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Msg ID: 2737122 Native 3 and 5 in AZ +1/-0     
Author:The San Carlos Express
7/28/2022 6:32:04 PM

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In a 3 way rotation with Native 17 and we still did 50-60+ a month. Then one by one all of them, 3, 5, and 17 all closed. Crew rest wasn't really a thing until after 2-3 am and it was rarely called.



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Msg ID: 2737131 Native 3 and 5 in AZ +0/-0     
Author:Cheap
7/28/2022 8:26:10 PM

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Intercoastal City in the old days.Now it is La Guardia,O'Hare,LAX,and Newark.KLGA is always tough,but more so in the snow on a 7000" runway.



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Msg ID: 2737420 Native 3 and 5 in AZ +0/-1     
Author:Wait..what?
7/31/2022 9:38:45 AM

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Intracoastal City.   INTRAcoastal.  IntRAcoastal.  Please, give it some respect and spell it correctly.  BTW, it's Vermilion with "one L" too.  LOL



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Msg ID: 2737148 Busiest base you've worked at +4/-0     
Author:1000+ flights a year
7/28/2022 9:31:35 PM

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Back in the early 2000's our base flew 1000+ flights per year, about 75% of those flights were scene calls. I flew between 325-360 flight hours year after year after year. If we weren't getting 100-120 flights per month during the busy trauma season, then we would wonder what the problem was. We never turned down flights for crew fatigue, we just went when called and napped in between flights. There were multiple shifts where we flew 5-6 patients in a 12 hour shift.



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Msg ID: 2737155 Busiest base you've worked at +0/-0     
Author:got that t-shirt!
7/28/2022 10:44:19 PM

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a lot more rules nowadays



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Msg ID: 2737159 Busiest base you've worked at +0/-0     
Author:sw
7/29/2022 12:47:40 AM

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where was this? Sounds wild



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Msg ID: 2737324 Busiest base you've worked at (NT) +0/-0     
Author:Ras Shukeir
7/30/2022 9:25:45 AM

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