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This answer says that a pilot who is not flying (PNF) can make use of a procedure called In-Seat Rest to take a nap during flight.

A comment on the same answer says that this is illegal in the US, but allowed in the EU. Is that true? Where else is it allowed and not allowed?

Is this procedure used regularly in the EU (and other places where it is legal)? Do airline SOPs restrict it?

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  • $\begingroup$ It is also allowed in Canada. Most airline SOPs encourage it because it is cheaper than adding extra pilots to allow for proper rest breaks. $\endgroup$ – Mike Sowsun Apr 9 at 17:07

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