Re: exit door latch

From:         e.h.bogart@larc.nasa.gov (Ed Bogart)
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Date:         18 Sep 95 12:07:07 
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In article <airliners.1995.1438@ohare.Chicago.COM>, kenpac@ix.netcom.com
(J. Kenneth E ) wrote:

> In <airliners.1995.1407@ohare.Chicago.COM> bwalts@darkwing.uoregon.edu
> (Brandon M Walts) writes:

> >On a related note, what's the case with outward-opening doors, like
> >the kind on Airbus aircraft, airstair doors, etc.?

> Still no need to worry Brandon. ALL airliner doors are plug type,
> meaning that they must be pulled inside somewhat prior to swinging
> outward. It just appears that they swing open freely.

If I'm not mistaken, the 777 does NOT have plug doors.  I don't have a clue
how the latches work but I would geuss someone has thought about the "opening
in flight" problem.

Ed