Re: Airliner Windows

Date:         11 Sep 97 03:35:32 
From:         187 <lowwol@pacific.net.sg>
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k_ish wrote:
> A few aircraft such as the Rockwell Saberliner have triangular windows.
> I have never flown in one, but this design is supposed to minimize
> window area and perimeter stress while providing excellent downward
> visibility.

well, it has been proven mathematically that a triangular shape has the
strongest ability to withstand stress.