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User currently offlineLhrRampRats From UK - England, joined Apr 2010, 54 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1843 times:

A few weeks ago i flew on G-YMMF routing TPA-LGW in under 6h40!!!
What an a/c the 777 is, its the quickest i been across the pond from FLorida.
I know strong tail winds had a part to play but is this considered an unusually quick
flight or normal??
I been on quick 6 hour hops on JFK-LHR sectors before.
What is the quickest pond hop anyone has ever done EXCLUDING CONCORDE??

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User currently offlineDoona From Sweden, joined Feb 2005, 3778 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1709 times:

I think this thread might be better suited for the Polls/preferences-forum.

Anyway, I'll throw mine into the ring: DTW-AMS in 6 hrs flat on an NW 747-400 back in '00. Tailwinds did the trick on that one...


Sure, we're concerned for our lives. Just not as concerned as saving 9 bucks on a roundtrip to Ft. Myers.
User currently offlinechepos From Puerto Rico, joined Dec 2000, 6247 posts, RR: 10
Reply 2, posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1626 times:

The quickest TATL crossing I have done is JFK-LHR in 5 hours and 59 minutes (AA 777-200). It has taken me longer to get from PHX to Hawaii.



Fly the Flag!!!!
User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11829 posts, RR: 60
Reply 3, posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1622 times:

About 35 minutes, from Corvo to Horta in the Azores on a D228. If you're classing the North Atlantic Ridge as the definition of flying from one side to the other that is  

Other that that, my quickest crossing was DTW-AMS in 7h 10 mins onboard a Northwest A333. Also my fastest average speed at 549mph.


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User currently offlinedeaphen From India, joined Jul 2005, 1429 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1529 times:

Ahem! Concorde?



I want every single airport and airplane in India to be on A.net!
User currently offlineNWADC9 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4899 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 2 days ago) and read 1483 times:

Quoting deaphen (Reply 4):
Ahem! Concorde?
Quoting LhrRampRats (Thread starter):

Flying an aeroplane with only a single propeller to keep you in the air. Can you imagine that? -Capt. Picard
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