October 20, 2019

Quantas Preparing for World’s First 20-Hour Flight

Angus Whitley, on bloomberg.com:

After I first wrote about this upcoming flight last week, one reader emailed to urge me into a stouter mindset. During the Korean War in the early 1950s, he said, he regularly flew 40-hour reconnaissance missions with crew rotations every six hours. Man up,” the 83-year-old told me. Point taken.

I’m still waiting for a Fifth Element like sleep system.


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