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    Rest Facility default is Class 3

    I've been all through the support documentation and read the part about changing the rest class in the legality view, but there is no way to save the changes. My rest class is defaulting to Class 3 for some reason, which of course affects max FDP for 4-man augmented operations.

    How do I get the default to Class 1?
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    Last edited by Steve Hayne; 03-05-2015 at 12:00 PM.
    Mike Pearson - Delta B757/767

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    Rest class Default cannot be changed. This is an issue that has recently been brought to our attention. We are aware of it and working on a change. (AI-2044)
    Last edited by Steve Hayne; 03-05-2015 at 11:59 AM.
    Andy Adams
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy Adams View Post
    Rest class Default cannot be changed. This is an issue that has recently been brought to our attention. We are aware of it and working on a change.
    Thanks for the quick reply, Andy. On the B767ER at Delta, we do a lot of trips that are a mix of 2-, 3-, and 4-man operations. Even with the default going to Class 1, it would be VERY helpful to be able to have the option to manually select the class of rest facility and save the change on a leg-by-leg basis. This would let us track our legalities after a Class 1 crew rest bunk was MEL'd, for example. The changes would be preserved for later review as well.
    Mike Pearson - Delta B757/767

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    Thanks Mike, I logged that request as well. (AI-2044)
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    Just a note - something else to look at on this issue: when I change the rest class and recalculate, when I scroll down to the bottom to see the legality timeline (really like this feature, btw) I sometimes see all of the values for FDP "jump". Not sure what I'm seeing there, but it appeared that changing the rest facility class on one day above changed the calculations for all of the days visible in the timeline. Obviously, we would only need the adjusted calculation to apply to the day the rest class facility was affected. I'm not sure if that is what was happening, but it was a point I wanted to make now, anyway.
    Mike Pearson - Delta B757/767

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    Hi Andy,

    Just wanted to bump this again - it's been 2.75 years! Unless I've missed something, I don't think this has changed yet.
    Mike Pearson - Delta B757/767

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    I second the bump. Just called crew scheduling to correct an APDL Legality issue that didn’t exist because of the default to Class 3 rest. Most of our ops are augmented. Not cool.

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    A change has not been implemented as of this time.
    Andy Adams
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