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Old 03-14-2014, 07:23 PM   #15 (permalink)
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The 777 needs 3700 feet to land. The altitude variations remind me of pulse and glide, maybe to conserve fuel, which could extend the range considerably. Whoever took control of the plane knew what they were doing, whether coerced or planned. I'd be leaning towards a landing in Pakistan or maybe even further northwest.

My post on 3-12 basically said this, except for a specific landing location. Notcie the "altitude variations". I wonder if they were climbing then gliding with low power to stretch out the range.

Maybe the pilots or copilots "retirement plan".

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