Re: Domestic Aircraft

From: (Steve Cumming - Sun UK)
Organization: Sun Microsystems
Date:         22 Jan 93 14:34:45 PST
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> Another (slightly sillier) option that British
> Airways used once between a flight from LHR (London-Heathrow) to SYD
>(Sydney, Australia) was to only allow 50 people on board, and ship their
>luggage on another flight. It went non-stop, though. :-)

This sounds more likely to be the record flight made by a Quantas 747-400
a few years ago. It was a delivery flight from London Heathrow non-stop to
Sydney. They used a non-standard fuel and the aircraft was towed to the
holding point of runway 27L before starting it's RB-211s.

Steve Cumming.
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