Date: 18 Jun 99 01:39:29 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Edward Hahn) Organization: The MITRE Corporation References: 1 2
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In article <airliners.1999.597@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Pete Finlay <email@example.com> wrote: >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 Well, I personally witnessed this a few years ago at BOS. It was a rainy evening across the east coast, and I imagine that the arrival delays into JFK made a diversion necessary. Admittedly, this could also have happened with other types of aircraft. OTOH, I don't think it's a stretch to say that the endurance (i.e. time aloft) of a Concorde is near the bottom of the ladder among transatlantic jet transports in service today. ed ---- Ed Hahn / firstname.lastname@example.org / +1 703 883-5988 The above statement is solely an opinion of the author, and does not express a position or implied warranty by the MITRE Corporation. Really.