Re: 737NG (was: Seating Pitch)

Date:         29 May 98 02:44:19 
From:         westin*nospam@graphics.cornell.edu (Stephen H. Westin)
Organization: Program of Computer Graphics -- Cornell University
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faurecm@halcyon.com (C. Marin Faure) writes:

> In article <airliners.1998.684@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
> niels@nospam.demon.co.uk wrote:

> While I have no idea what drove the decision to retain the existing 737 41
> Section window design (outside of holding down costs), I can say that as
> the 757 fuselage is slightly larger in diameter than the 707/727/737
> fuselage, simply grafting a 757 41 section to the front of a New
> Generation 737 43 Section won't work.

That shocks me; as the '57 was originally an uprated 727, I thought
the revisions were limited to nose, tail, and wing. Wasn't the
fuselage cross section carried over?

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