This can't be right: Paris is in the same time zone as Greenwich. France,
of course, used the same time as the UK until June 1940. It just never
changed back! Berlin is slap bang in the middle of the next time zone...
I would be wary of assuming that local time is BST: wasn't double Summer
Time introduced as a wartime measure?
Diana Sproat wrote:
> I'm handing over the pc to my other half who is a commercial airline pilot
> There was a historical squabble between the English and the French over
> line of longitude should be the Prime Meridian. We won, hence the PM runs
> through Greenwich, but I recall this is why Alpha time runs through Paris
> hour ahead) as originally, the French designation was used.