Date: 23 May 97 09:03:32 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Larry Stone) Organization: InterServe Communications, Inc. References: 1 2
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In article <airliners.1997.1144@ohare.Chicago.COM>, email@example.com wrote: >On 1997-05-09 firstname.lastname@example.org said: > ze>I have many fond memories of 2 flights I took on TWA 707s, from St. > ze>Louis to Pittsburgh, and then back from Pittsburgh to St. Louis, > ze>during the Christmas holidays of 1981. The open air overhead > ze>storage areas with no closing doors, the cruising at 41,000 feet. > >41,000 feet from Pittsburgh to St. Louis??? >How about 31,000 feet. 41,000? Why not assuming the plane can get there. PIT-STL is what, about 500 miles? I've been on many UA 757's that fly SFO-SNA, 372 miles, at 41,000. Since they're so light (little fuel), they can get there and that's where they're cheapest to operate. -- -- Larry Stone --- email@example.com http://www.interserve.com/~lstone/ Belmont, CA, USA My opinions, not United's.