Date: 01 Oct 97 19:57:50 From: jf mezei <"[non-spam]jfmezei"@videotron.ca> Organization: VTL References: 1 Followups: 1 2 3
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Ragamuffin wrote: > Also, wouldn't cabin depressurization be a way that could be used > during a hijacking situation to render the hijackers unconcious? Even at 40k feet, you would not loose consciousness or fall asleep immediatly. I cannot remember the exact figure, but the highjackers would have a few minutes to get to the cockpit and force the plane to go down. Question: can the pilots easily disable the automatic deployment of airbags or is this truly "hardcoded" into the cabin ?