Re: Question re Long-haul aircraft

From:         jimc@internorth.com (Jim Cameron)
Organization: Internet North
Date:         12 Apr 96 02:11:28 
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mitchell@mst.csiro.au (Clyde Mitchell) wrote:

>For the purposes of a story that I am writing, I need to have a group of
>people fly non-stop from Brazil to Bergen in Norway.  The distance from
>Brasilia to Bergen is 9603 km (6002 mi), or about the same as London to Hong
>Kong.  Clearly a 747 could do this, but I do not think it could land at
>Bergen (Flesland), which can handle 737's etc.  I could reduce the distance
>to 8390 km (5244 mi) by flying out of Recife.  I do not need a huge payload
>capability: I only need to transport 8 or 9 people with very little baggage or
>cargo.  Cost is not a major consideration.

>Any suggestions as to the type of aircraft I could use?

The new Canadair Global Express