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Old 04-26-2011, 03:26 AM   #11
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Honestly I do see the point but it's pretty much bull snit, when I was younger my gramps worked 13 hour shifts as a truck driver. I worked 12 hours shifts for three years, never had to take a nap in my car just to get throught the day.
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Old 04-26-2011, 03:39 AM   #12
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How long do you think he would have been able to stay awake just sitting in the cab, parked at a truck stop without a radio, no other trucks, pitch black outside, heater on?

Difference is there is something about driving a big rig and being busy at work that just keeps you awake! These guys aren't doing anything but landing a couple of planes, all night.

Sorry guys, there is no job out there, even a night watchman can get up and walk around; that compares to a controller on mids.
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Old 04-26-2011, 10:30 AM   #13
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The key is the lack of work. These guys are not busy and falling asleep, it's the fact that they are on shift for 12 hours but only work 5 minutes. Going uncontrolled is probably the safest and least expensive solution available. Most airports are actually uncontrolled at night, in fact many/most are uncontrolled during the day they are just not that busy.
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