Date: 17 Sep 97 02:49:14 From: Eden Jarvis <JarvisGE@telkom.co.za> References: 1 2
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On 11 Sep 97 03:35:29 , firstname.lastname@example.org (Agtabby) caused to appear as if it was written: >Maybe a related question, why do 747's fly faster than other jets? >I've heard they can make a 12 hour flight about an hour shorter, is >this true? I am lead to believe that the flying time between a 747-400 and earlier version is quite significant on Europe - South Africa flights that earlier versions cannot be substituted 747-400 sheduled flights. On a Lufthansa flight JHB-FRA (747-400) we passed Alitalia which left before us over Zimbabwe. Eden.