re: Cabin pressure controls

Date:         07 Sep 95 02:49:28 
References:   1
Followups:    1 2 3 4
Next article
View raw article
  or MIME structure (Jean-Francois Mezei wrote:-
>In my limited experience with DC-9s, I have found that pressurisation of
>these planes is not up to par with newer planes. Others have also told me
>that they shared that opinion. [snip]

I can recall the following aircraft causing me (and others) severe pain
in the sinuses during descent. BAC 1-11, DC9 (MD80), VC10.
None of the wide bodies (DC10, Airbuses, 747) have bothered me although
I the air in a BA 747-400 was terribly dry. Maybe the humidifier had
given up.