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Old Nov 22, 15, 1:35 pm
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jlemon
 
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Originally Posted by WHBM View Post

I think it was Mexicana with a Comet.

BOAC Bristol Britannia.
Well, hello WHBM. I was hoping you might stop by (as someone has to keep yours truly from getting into too much trouble here).....

1. Correct! Here's a westbound sched from the April 24, 1960 BOAC system timetable....

BA 581: London 23:00 - 05:30 New York 07:30 - 13:25 San Francisco 17:00 - 21:35 Honolulu 23:00 - 04:05 Wake Island 4:50 - 08:15 Tokyo 09:45 - 16:20 Hong Kong
Equip: Britannia
Op: Mondays and Saturdays only

I believe BOAC had replaced the Britannia with a Boeing 707 by the next year which allowed the elimination of the technical stop at Wake Island.

13. Correct! Here's the complete schedule....

MX 305/304: MEX 11:30 - 13:05 MID 13:35 - 16:25 MBJ 16:50 - 17:15 KIN (MX 304) 18:15 - 19:15 MID 19:45 - 21:20 MEX
Equip: Comet 4C "Mexjet"
Op: Wednesdays and Sundays only

And thank you for your commentary concerning the Canadair North Star, which is an aircraft type that I'm obviously not very familiar with! It's also interesting to note the following which appeared in the August 1, 1951 Canadian Pacific system timetable:

"EQUIPMENT - Pacific Services: Pressurized Canadair C-41/DC-4"
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