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SELECT trip_no,c_pilot_no AS PILOT,flight_hrs,flight_hrs_wait AS WAIT_HRS,flight_hrs + flight_hrs_wait AS TOTAL
FROM c_charter
ORDER BY c_pilot_no ASC
ORDER BY flight_hrs + flight_hrs_wait DESC;

The last line of code, the ORDER BY, is not working like I thought it would.  I need this select query to be ordered by the TOTAL column as created above.  It lists out correctly, but I cannot get the query to be sorted in order by the TOTAL column.
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SELECT trip_no,c_pilot_no AS PILOT,flight_hrs,flight_hrs_wait AS WAIT_HRS,flight_hrs + flight_hrs_wait AS TOTAL
FROM c_charter
ORDER BY c_pilot_no ASC, flight_hrs + flight_hrs_wait DESC;
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SELECT trip_no,c_pilot_no AS PILOT,flight_hrs,flight_hrs_wait AS WAIT_HRS,flight_hrs + flight_hrs_wait AS TOTAL
FROM c_charter
ORDER BY PILOT ASC, TOTAL DESC;
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