Re: Cockpit Windows

Date:         09 Jan 98 00:51:01 
From:         "john r." <>
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In article <airliners.1998.10@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Seth Heckard
<> writes
>Pardon me if this is a stupid question, but why do older planes (such as
>a Boeing 707, 727, or 737, and a DC-8 or -9 and MD-80) have an extra
>cockpit window (or two) on top of the main row of cockpit windows?  And
>why do newer, but similarly sized planes such as the A320 family and the
>757 have just one row of cockpit windows?

The eyebrow windows are what you look through to see where you are going
when in a bank.  More modern planes have larger windows and maybe dont
need them.  So I am told.

john r.