Re: 747-300 and -400

From:         lstone@interserve.com (Larry Stone)
Organization: InterServe Communications, Inc.
Date:         10 Apr 96 02:17:40 
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In article <airliners.1996.474@ohare.Chicago.COM>, FilipPC.DeVos@rug.ac.be
(Filip De Vos) wrote:

>: The upper deck door on the -300 and -400 is hinged at the top and
>: swings up, as opposed to swinging out and to the side as on the main
>: deck doors, or pulling up and into the fuselage like on a DC-10.  I
>
>No, that is on the L-1011. DC-10 (and MD-11, as well as Airbus) doors,
>swing out and to the side, but maintain their orientation with respect to
>the fuselage, while Boeing doors rotate.

No, DC-10 doors (like the 767) are motorized and do, as the first poster
said, pull up into the fuselage wall.

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