Re: passenger stairs in aircraft tail

From:         Jean-Francois Mezei <MEZEI_JF@Eisner.DECUS.Org>
Organization: DECUServe
Date:         27 Jun 95 01:43:16 
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> Certain aircraft - the DC9 / MD80 family, and the british BAC-111, have
> stairs that lower from beneath the tail.   Obviously these are very useful

The old Caravelles also had those rear stairs.

Canadian Airlines 737-200 combis (used by Canadian North for Arctic services)
have built-in stairs in the rear door. Can't remember if the stairs slide under
the floor when retracted or if they fold up against the door. (Ok, I know, it
is not a tail exit, but it does have stairs nevertheless)