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Equipment Varies Policy

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EQV

Ever seen the symbol EQV for aircraft type on an airline timetable?

It stands for EQuipment Varies and it means that different types operate this service on different days. This can be as simple as a mix of variants of one type (say a 737-300 one day and a 737-400 the next) to big changes, say a 737 to a 767.

Compass has decided to allow pilots to replicate this situation in their operations. It will allow pilots to operate routes normally flown by other types and increase the range of flights available to crews.

The way this works is that you stay on your currently rated type and can use that type to fly routes usually flown by other types.

PLEASE NOTE This does not prevent Compass pilots from flying any type they choose at any time. However you only accumulate hours towards promotion on your current rated type, or the equivalent Airbus/MD type.

To take advantage of this system simply fly the flights and report them at the end of the week. Please add the EQV code to the comments field of either the online or email flight report forms.

B717

B717-200 B717-200 crew may operate any domestic sector normally operated by B737NG aircraft, using the B712.

CRJ Pilots may substitute the CRJ for any B717-200 service (or an EQV service suitable for the B717)

B777/A340

Crew may operate any domestic or international service usually operated by the B763/A330, with the exception of services to Coolangatta, Wellington or Apia. They may operate any B744/A380 service to Hong Kong, Japan, Europe (except London Heathrow) or the US. Services to/from the US may make a refueling stop in Honolulu or Pago Pago if required. The B777-200LR and the A340-500 may be used on any B744/A380 route without restriction.

MD11 Pilots may substitute the MD11 for any B777-200/A340 service (or an EQV service suitable for the B772/A340)

B787-8Pilots may substitute the B788 for any B777-200/A340 service (or an EQV service suitable for the B772/A340)

B737NG/A320

Crew may operate any service normally operated by B717-200 aircraft using the B737 or A320. They may operate any domestic service normally operated with the B763/A330. In addition they may use the B737NG (either type) on any trans-Tasman service and any B763/A330 service between Cairns and/or Darwin to Indonesia and Singapore. They may operate any service in the Pacific within range of Australia or New Zealand

B777-200LR/A340-500

The two extra-long range types may fly any B767/A330 or B747/A380 route without restriction

B767/A330

Crews may operate any domestic sector normally operated by B737/A320 aircraft. They may operate any B772/A340 service to North America via Honolulu and any B772/A340 service to any Asian destination.

B787-8Pilots may substitute the B788 for any B767-300/A330 service (or an EQV service suitable for the B763/A330)

B747/A380

Crews may operate any service normally operated by the B772/A340. In addition they may operate the following domestic B763/A330 sectors: Sydney-Brisbane, Brisbane-Sydney, Sydney-Perth, Perth-Sydney, Sydney-Melbourne, Melbourne-Sydney, Melbourne-Perth, Perth-Melbourne

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