Re: Splashproof?

Date:         18 Mar 97 03:14:49 
From:         "john r." <john@guava.demon.co.uk>
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In article <airliners.1997.603@ohare.Chicago.COM>, RD Rick
<rickydik@ix.netcom.com> writes
>In <airliners.1997.546@ohare.Chicago.COM> jokim@athena.mit.edu (John H
>Kim) writes:
>>
>>This came up in a discussion I was having with a friend.  How
>>resistant are the electronics in a typical airliner cockpit to
>>spilled drinks?  What sorts of procedural and deesign safeguards
>>are there?

On the 777 there is a trackerball on the maintenance terminal at the
back of the flightdeck. The crew have to use a touch pad for their
terminals which is not nearly as easy to use.
I think Boeing view this as a coffee proof tracker.

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john r.