Date: 27 Dec 96 13:32:18 From: Chuanga@cris.com (H Andrew Chuang) Organization: Concentric Internet Services References: 1 2
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In article <airliners.1996.2958@ohare.Chicago.COM>, matt weber <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >In article <airliners.1996.2791@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Chuanga@cris.com says... >> Two possible routes >>for the ultra-long-range aircraft mentioned in the report were >>Dallas-Hong Kong and Singapore-Los Angeles. I guess it's fairly >>obviously which two airlines are most interested in the aircraft. >>(However, based on other reports, it seems to me that Singapore Airlines >>was more interested in the B777-100X.) > >An analysis indicates that neither route (SIN-LAX or HKG-DFW) is like to be >reachable non-stop in the other direction, i.e LAX-SIN or DFW-HKG. LAX-SIN is >about 7300nm via the great circle. One surely can with an 8,500-nm aircraft, be it B777-200X or A340-500X.