Re: Bygone era of information available to passengers...

Date:         13 Feb 99 02:26:02 
From:         Adam Keys <adam.keys3@mail.which.net>
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Navion1217 wrote:
> >Is anyone familar with Part 121 operations that still feature/allow cockit
> >video
>
> I seem to remeber reading that American used to have this until the
> DC-10 crash at Chicago that showed all the pax their impending doom.
> Seems the lawyers milked that for all it was worth.

I flew on an AA DC10 in May 1986 - this had a cockpit view of the take off (and
I think landing) and the crew communications on one of the sound channels.
Slightly disconcerting to be flying into Dallas having heard the crew being
warned about wind shear conditions.

Adam