RANGE OF THE DC-10-30

From:         niels@lofgren.demon.co.uk ("Niels M. Sampath")
Organization: i b4 e xcept after c
Date:         08 Sep 95 02:35:32 
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In article <airliners.1995.1386@ohare.Chicago.COM> you write:

> >I recently read that USAFRICA is to resume service from Newark
> >to South Africa using McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30's.  Is non-stop
> >service possible on this journey with a -10?

> JFK-JNB (I don't have numbers for EWR handy) is about 7,960 miles, so
> it's a sure bet they'll need a fuel stop, with a couple of likely
> possibilities including Cape Verde and Senegal.

In the latest World AIrline Fleets (I think it was) it says the
`new' (DC-10 equipped) USAfrica will stop at Dakar.  I also am
pretty sure that the `old' (MD-11 equipped) USAfrica stopped
at Cape Verde.

--
Niels