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|Quoting ConcordeBoy (reply 16):|
which increase the still air, and thus make a considerable payload penalty necessary-- such that the aircraft would have to fuel stop in order to operate with a profit-potential load.
|Quoting ConcordeBoy (reply 20):|
.... nobody on God's green Earth has been a bigger cheerleader for the 772LR over the last half-decade than I.
|Quoting Thrust (reply 13):|
....it does indeed sound delicious to fly unimaginable distances nonstop.
|Quoting L410Turbolet (reply 25):|
Being stuck more than 12 hrs. on an a/c sounds like hell in the sky to me. And I don't think I'm the only one
|Quoting Gigneil (reply 29):|
Anybody who says they don't want to be on a plane for more than 8 hours is not a businessperson.
I don't know anyone that travels as a regular part of their business schedule that wouldn't prefer an 18 hour nonstop to a 14 hour then an 8 hour onestop.
|Quoting OzGlobal (reply 30):|
Those people already spend 22hrs+ flying the route plus another 1.5hrs layover in Asia. If you think that's weird, it just shows that there are huge aviation markets you haven't experience in.