Date: 17 Sep 97 02:49:20 From: Eden Jarvis <JarvisGE@telkom.co.za> References: 1
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"Steven G. Thomson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >I seem to recall that Air France had flight officers on their first >737's, because it was a union requirement. Now, that would be a tight >squeeze. >BTW, has anybody ever really gotten into the jumpseat behind the >captain on the 737? I am 6'5" and I sat in the jumpseat on a A320 on a flight from CPT-JHB. Even when the Captain put his seat forward to land I couldn't fit behind the seat. I sat perpendicular to the seat during the flight. There was even a 747 pilot from an international flight into CPT catching a rideto JHB who chose to stand in the kitchen rather than sit in the jumpseat. The 737 can't be any better. Eden.