Date: 03 Aug 97 02:50:15 From: Stuart Feigin <email@example.com> Organization: Oracle Corp. References: 1 2 3 Followups: 1 2 3
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firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > > An earlier reply to my posting quoted an "Airliners" magazine article > which mentioned that Sterling did, in fact, fly a CPH-KEF-YQX-OMA-SFO > (whew)service in 1970. It did not say how long this service lasted. > Sterling was no stranger to long, multi-stop charters with Caravelles > during this time period. Their crash in Dubai in 1972 was of a > Colombo (Sri Lanka) to CPH flight. That's (roughly) about as far > as from CPH to SFO, but with less overwater flying. Either way, that's > a long haul on a Caravelle, cheap charter fare notwithstanding. For those who have never been in a Caravelle, let me tell you that that flight would have been unbearable. The longest Caravelle flight I was on was Oslo-Paris, and I had trouble standing up for a day. Try to imagine an airliner built like Disney builds Main Street, an exact, 5/8 size replica of a real airliner. -- Stuart Feigin Oracle Corp. Truckee, CA USA Nothing I say represents the revealed wisdom of Oracle Corporation. Larry does that.