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    Re: Air travel with a sextant
    From: Courtney Thomas
    Date: 2004 Dec 10, 18:13 -0800

    Where can I get a copy of such regulations, please ?
    Thank you.
    On Friday 10 December 2004 14:14, you wrote:
    > < one pilot even refused
    > to let one on when asked - and they do have the final say.>
    > Paul, you're right that pilots have the final say. However, since
    > international regulations require the pilot to allow that equipment
    > onboard, you could probably have the airline reimburse the costs of his
    > error--since his action is against the specific codes governing
    > international air travel. There are many things the pilot can do--but not
    > legally. That's why I emphasize carrying a printed copy of the specific
    > regulations, because "I've got it in writing" places them in the position
    > of having no excuse for their actions. No pilot will intentionally violate
    > international regulations--once they see them in writing, instead of
    > playing "he said she said" with a passenger.
    > Same thing for the TSA bots. When in doubt, print it out! They don't like
    > getting reprimands. And the airlines...are just dying for a reason to fire
    > "with cause" pilots who have seniority, so they can hire new ones at 1/2
    > the salary.

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