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There's no reason to go fast at all during that transition from base to patrol area ; actually you want maximum fuel economy for that part.

And without the need to maintain a pilot awake in the cockpit, nothing prevents, say, a 30 hours flight from US to anywhere in the world at best fuel economy speed...

Un roi sans divertissement est un homme plein de misères

by linca (antonin POINT lucas AROBASE gmail.com) on Wed Nov 30th, 2011 at 05:02:37 AM EST
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