Re: Airliner Windows

Date:         29 Aug 97 08:10:43 
From:         domk1031@cetus.zrz.TU-Berlin.DE (Burkhard Domke)
Organization: Technical University of Berlin, Germany
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On 28 Aug 97 22:33:34 , Bob Mann <rwmannco@interport.net> wrote:
>As far as the elevation of the window belt-line goes, it's based on
>structural considerations and sited around 50th percentile passenger
>ergonomics -- well below 6' "average" heights.

Slightly off topic, but why don't the manufacturers consider
95-percentile ergonomics instead of sizing everything around a
50-percentile man, inherently annoying every other passenger?

Burkhard Domke
6 ft. 6 in.