Re: Trans-Atlantic Caravelles

Date:         05 Aug 97 03:15:51 
From:         BobB <bblondel@3rddoor.com>
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Stuart Feigin wrote:
> elberfeld@sprintmail.com 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 ...
>
> 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.

I'll stand - er, limp - behind that statement. Vienna to Heathrow
was sheer agony!

-= bob =-