From: firstname.lastname@example.org (alain arnaud) Organization: The World Public Access UNIX, Brookline, MA Date: 22 Mar 95 02:34:24 References: 1 2 Followups: 1 2
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Sense (email@example.com) wrote: : I can reply to the emergency slide question. Prior to take-off, the : captain will say something like "Flight Attendents prepare for departure", : and then they will position the actuating arm that attaches to the door. : This arm actuates the slide upon opening the door. Naturally, before : landing the captain will say "....prepare for arrival." and that tells the : attendant to disable the actuator. : In short, the slides can only be activated from inside the plane. Small correction to the above: The slides are enabled until the end of the landing roll just in case there's a need for an emergency evacuation.