From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Ed Hahn) Organization: The MITRE Corporation, McLean, Va. Date: 20 Apr 95 01:51:51 References: 1 2 3
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In article <airliners.1995.383@ohare.Chicago.COM> kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz) writes: There was some talk a while back about a below-deck crew rest area on the A340 -- apparently Air France dropped their use because they were being used for, um, non-restful activities! :-) Presumably this is also an optional feature for the A330, though I can't say for sure. I have no idea how one reaches this area. ===== I have seen this crew rest area on a Lufthansa A340. It is basically built into a cargo pallet, and is accessed by a stair, located just aft of the wing (if my memory isn't failing me). The stairwell has a door on it similar to one on lavatories, but without "occupied" signs. :-) The stair itself is steep, more like a ladder that you find on boats and ships (cargo/military ships, that is). The flight crew also has access to a couple of bunks just aft of the flight deck, inside the cockpit. These are on the main deck, though. My $0.02, ed -------- Ed Hahn | email@example.com | (703) 883-5988 -------- The above comment reflects the opinions of the author, and does not constitute endorsement or implied warranty by the MITRE Corporation. Really, I wouldn't kid you about a thing like this.