Fatigue Management - Part IX - Flying Training Services
Part IX - Flying Training Services
9.1.1 Subject to the provisions below, flight crew shall not be rostered for duty periods longer than 12 hours.
9.1.2 A flight crew member shall not be rostered for duty on more than seven consecutive days.
9.2.1 A duty period which contains a rest period of four consecutive hours or more at suitable sleeping accommodation may be extended by up to four hours.
9.2.2 A duty period which contains a rest period of four consecutive hours or more at suitable resting accommodation may be extended by up to two hours.
9.2.3 The duty period after a rest period, that is part of a split duty, shall not exceed six hours.
9.3.1 A duty period already commenced may be extended by up to two hours, when it is operationally necessary in order to complete the objective of the duty and the flight member considers him/herself mentally and physically fit for the extension. No such an extension shall result in a duty period exceeding 16 hours.
9.3.2 The number of duty periods extended under para 9.3.1, shall not exceed 10 percent of the operators total number of duty periods in any 28 days.
At the completion of rostered flight deck duties a duty period may be extended at the flight members discretion to allow deadhead positioning to a suitable destination. The time spent in positioning shall be considered duty time for the purpose of determining subsequent time free of duty requirements and cumulative duty as per para 9.9.
9.5.1 The maximum allowable continuous time on standby is 16 hours. Standby may be undertaken either at home or at suitable sleeping accommodation.
9.5.2 The maximum allowable duty period following call out from standby is to be decreased by the number of hours that the standby time exceeds 12 hours.
9.6.1 Subject to the provisions below, the time free of duty shall be a minimum of 10 consecutive hours.
9.6.2 The time free of duty shall be increased by one hour for every hour or part of an hour that the preceding duty period exceeds 10 hours.
9.6.3 Where the preceding duty period does not exceed 10 hours and the time free of duty includes the hours between 2200 to 0600 local time, the time free of duty may be reduced to nine consecutive hours.
9.6.4 A standby completed in which a call out does not occur is to be followed by a time free of duty of at least 10 hours.
9.6.5 In any consecutive 14 nights, a flight crew member shall have either:
(a) two periods free of all duty, each of which is a minimum of 36 consecutive hours duration and comprising two local nights; or
(b) one period free of all duty, comprising a minimum of 60 consecutive hours and three consecutive nights;
with the above periods to start no later than 2200 local, and finish not earlier than 0500 local.
The maximum flight time in any duty period will be 8 hours.
9.8.1 The total flight time accrued under this part in any 28 days shall not exceed 90 hours.
9.8.2 The total flight time accrued under this part during any consecutive 365 day period shall not exceed 1000 hours.
9.9.1 The cumulative duty period in any consecutive 14 days shall not exceed 90 hours.