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Aircraft Passengers

Post by CAPFlyer » Wed Nov 01, 2006 2:41 pm

A quick reminder - Passengers means that, PASSENGERS. The pilot is not a passenger, so why say that a 4 seat aircraft carries 4 passengers or a 2-seat aircraft carries 2 passengers? I've had to modify and deny edits on almost every light aircraft on this database at one time or another to put the right number of passengers in it. It's getting old people. It's self explanatory, please heed it!
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Post by joefremont » Wed Nov 01, 2006 4:57 pm

Along those same lines, when are two pilots required?
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Post by CAPFlyer » Wed Nov 01, 2006 5:53 pm

Most aircraft that give "seats" instead of "passengers" are single pilot aircraft.

For Example, you'll see King Airs listed with 10 seats or 9 passengers depending on what site you use. The plane actually still has 10 seats, it's just that one spec only gives the number of passengers it can carry since there is only 1 pilot (normally).
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