Re: 747-400 Initial Cruise

Date:         21 Nov 97 01:59:53 
From:         "Bart & Sylvia Peters" <bapeters@worldonline.nl>
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>BTW, can someone post "normal" cruising altitudes and speeds for the
>main types used today?

For a Boeing 747-400 initial cruise altitude at max t/o weight ( most of the
time ex- far-east ) is FL 310 mach 0.85 depending on actual wind at the
time.
After Delhi a climb to FL 350 and mach 0.86 are possible.

Regards
Bart Peters