Date: 18 Jun 99 01:39:27 From: andyweir <email@example.com> References: 1 2 3 Followups: 1 2
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Message text written by INTERNET:firstname.lastname@example.org >Where did you get this from? AFAIK, Concorde doesn't really have a >problem making it LHR-JFK or JFK-LHR. In the winter, Concorde flies >direct from LHR - BGI, which is about a 4 hour flight. If it can do >that, then the 3 to 3½ hours to/from JFK should be no problem. >I can't recall hearing of a B.A. Concorde recently putting in to BOS on >the way to JFK I do recall vaguely a kerfuflle about 18 months ago over a Concorde declaring a Pan over London because it was short on fuel, as well as rumours that ATC always gives Concorde a straight-in approach to LHR because fuel is tight. Am I also right in recalling that Concorde is exempted from rules regarding its ability to make an alternate airport to Heathrow? Anyone out there with the facts? AW.