Re: A330/340 vs. B777

Date:         13 Jan 97 18:35:32 
From:         Sheena MacKenzie <>
Organization: University of Sheffield, UK
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In sci.aeronautics.airliners matt weber <> wrote:
: width, but because the seat pitch is so limited.  Given the choice
: between 2-5-2 seatings with say 34 inch pitch, and 2-4-2 seating with 31
: inch pitch, I suspect most people would take the legroom over the seat
: width.

I have to say that the legroom/width issue will depend entirely on the
dimensions of the people you ask.  I would much prefer the width as I
have no problems with legroom, but find the width of seats very
uncomfortable, in general.  Maybe, this is a male/female thing as women
do tend to have wider hips and shorter legs than their male

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