From: email@example.com (Greg Wright) Organization: Boeing Date: 20 Mar 93 21:21:07 PST References: 1 2
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In article <airliners.1993.250@ohare.Chicago.COM> firstname.lastname@example.org (SSgt Scott Jacobson;93D APS/TROS;981-7441) writes: > >If there is no floor in the upper deck then what are the pilots seats >bolted to? <grin!> > >I think what you mean to say is that the upper deck floor in the -400F >is not as long as in the passenger model. Since the cockpit floor still This is correct. >intrudes into the main cabin area operators are limited, height-wise, >as to what can be loaded thru the nose. Solution? Cut a full height >cargo door into the aft fuselage - which is exactly what Boeing did. There is still the swinging nose section to load cargo through. Even through a full size aft door you couln't get oversized cargo into the upper deck area. To tell the truth, I didn't notice where the nose section swings open at(I went to the roll out week before last). I will call the -400F people and let you know. If it is allowed I could even post some more detailed info on it. > >BTW: What are the structural implications of removing a portion >of the upper deck floor? I am no structures person, but as I said above, I may be able to post any non-limited info on it...I'll let you know. > >Scott > Greg.... -- ________Greg Wright____________ High Lift Development | email@example.com | 747/767 Aerodynamics | firstname.lastname@example.org | |____uunet!bcstec!gregory_______| NOT A BOEING SPOKESPERSON.