Re: Virgin's 747s: emergency escape markings

From: (Larry Stone)
Organization: DECUServe
Date:         20 Dec 95 15:52:03 
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In article <airliners.1995.1970@ohare.Chicago.COM>, kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz) writes:
> The markings are not just on their -400s.  I know I've seen them on at
> least one of their 747-200s, and I think I've seen it on several.  The
> markings are above the windows, either above each door or roughly
> midway between them -- I know I've got pictures around here somewhere
> but of course can't find them when I want them!  They mark the corners
> of a rectangle and include verbiage along the lines of "cut here in
> emergency."  I've never seen them on anything other than Virgin's 747s.
> (I haven't been close enough to one of their A340s to know if they
> have the same markings or not.)

I've seen them on BA planes too so I assume it is some UK requirement.

Larry Stone                             | United Airlines
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