Re: 747-400 Range

From:         sthomson@Walden.MO.NET (Steven G. Thomson)
Organization: -=MO.NET=- P-Net, Inc's Missouri Operations
Date:         13 Oct 95 01:30:23 
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Gtokarski (gtokarski@aol.com) wrote:
: What would the difference in range be between a normally loaded 747-400
: (i.e. typical passengers and fuel) versus one with max fuel and only ~10
: passengers?

Qantas flew their 747-400 "Longreach", on a delivery flight, from LHR to
SYD non-stop, with maximum fuel. They used a special high density fuel,
and were towed to the runway, but landed in Australia with a couple hours
fuel remaining.

Steven