From: Stefan Plazier <email@example.com> Organization: The University of Western Australia Date: 31 Oct 95 00:31:38 References: 1 2
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sthomson@Walden.MO.NET (Steven G. Thomson) wrote: >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. >From what I recall the figure was closer to 30 minutes remaining on shutdown. Either way it was close and I understand from articles I've read that the they weren't definite about making Sydney until quite late in the flight. Stefan. "If you're not up there, you're nowhere special"