[Beowulf] Collocation in Iceland?

Vincent Diepeveen diep at xs4all.nl
Wed Sep 5 15:35:17 PDT 2012


Seacables don't fly cheaper over land, nor do they have to follow air  
corridors that are allowed for aircraft to fly in.

Freeflight is kind of forbidden. If you'd freeflight from UK to  
Chicago i'd guess somewhere some hundreds of kilometers
in front of US mainland 2 jetfighters will intercept you and oh dear  
if you don't respond their call then...


On Sep 5, 2012, at 10:29 PM, Prentice Bisbal wrote:

> On 09/05/2012 04:22 PM, Joe Landman wrote:
>> On 09/05/2012 04:03 PM, Prentice Bisbal wrote:
>>
>>> As someone who lives in the NYC area, I've flown between NYC and  
>>> London
>>> (and Europe) plenty of times. Airline routes are almost always great
>>> circles, and I can assure you, every time I've flown between NYC and
>>> London or continental europe, I flew over Iceland.
>>    From Chicago, the geodesic lies a few hundred km south of Iceland.
>> Flying from NY to London should make the geodesic move further south.
>> Unless I am missing something.
>>
>> When I've flown to the UK, we passed south of Iceland, but never  
>> over it.
>>
>> It would be fun to visit there some day though.
>
> The little graphic cartoon of where the jet is on Continental flights
> might not be the most accurate depiction of our exact location. That's
> what I was working from, and I was pulling that from memory. Not  
> sure of
> the margin of error of that display or my memory.
>
> --
> Prentice
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