Re: A330 vs. B767

Date:         17 Dec 99 01:57:56 
From:         Marc Schaeffer <>
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Ernie Fidgeon wrote:
> Having recently flown on Air Canada's brand new A330 with RR engines I
> can only say it was a dream flight.[SNIP] I could carry on a normal conversation
> with no problem.
> Ambient noise was probalby in the 70-75 dB range (sat in row 35 window
> seat).

My Airbus documents show for the A330-300 the following dBSIL at M.82
and 35Kft :

Front of cabin 62 dB then decreasing till 56dB in the middle of the
cabin with again 62 dB at the back. So at row35 you were most probably
at 60dB or so.