Re: 747 lands at a wrong airport

Date:         13 Jul 97 01:25:51 
From:         Trevor Fenn <>
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David Lesher wrote:
> You got it. There are companies that specialize in such. Strip the
> a/c, unloading everything [not just seats, entire interior...]
> and a few minutes of fuel. [Wonder if they could/would pull
> the APU?]
> Then... wait for the right weather. Cool enough, enough headwinds,
> clear shot to the bigger field.

But bear in mind a 747 can get airborne in around 4000 feet if it has to
with a light load, even when operating commercially

I've seen it many times

Trevor Fenn