Re: What really is a 'Jumbo'?

From:         mps1@cec.wustl.edu (Mihir Pramod Shah)
Organization: Washington University, St. Louis MO
Date:         15 Apr 95 11:38:21 
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In article <airliners.1995.401@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
Mike_Boyd <Mikeboyd@cris.com> wrote:

>The rule of thumb I've always used is that a plane with two aisles is a
>jumbo. This means more than six seats across in steerage. I mean coach. I
>would certainly consider the DC-10, with a 2-5-2 seat configuration, to
>be as jumbo as the 747, with 3-3-3 seating.

The 747 has 3-4-3 seating in most coach configurations.  There may be some
Japanese domestic versions with one more seat squeezed in (3-4-4, 3-5-3,
maybe).

Mihir

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