Re: 42,000 feet

Date:         30 Mar 97 03:54:27 
From:         Malcolm Weir <malc@mci2000.com>
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David E. Pearce Jr. wrote:
> Karl Swartz wrote:
> > Obviously not, since the 767 is certified to 43,000 feet (according to
> > http://www.boeing.com/) and Concorde routinely flies above 60,000 feet.
>
> I thought the Concorde was certificated to fly at FL510. One of the Lear
> jet models (35 I think) is also certificated to FL510. Everything else
> is less.

If the certificate really does say FL510, then I've been on two flights
that have broken the rules  8-)

I suspect FL610 for the Concorde...

Malc.