Re: 747-400F

From: (Brad Gillies)
Organization: Internex Online
Date:         08 Mar 95 02:59:52 
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kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz) wrote:
>For an emergency evacuation situation, you're right, but not for
>normal boarding and deplaning.  To my knowledge, no airline uses
>the upper doors for anything other than emergencies --

The upper doors on a -400 cannot be used for normal  boarding
and de-boarding due to the slide raft being affixed to the floor
not the door. It is an emergency exit only. The only reason it is
larger is to satisfy the 90 second rule.

Brad Gillies
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