Re: Cabin Depressurization

Date:         03 Mar 2000 23:25:44 
From:         gbeaman@pei.sympatico.ca (Gord Beaman)
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"P. Wezeman" <pwezeman@blue.weeg.uiowa.edu> wrote:
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>	Unless you are going to blow a hole in the fuselage with a
>linear shaped charge or some such it is a moot point. Airliner doors
>are designed so that the pressure holds them closed, so they can't
>be opened as long as there is a pressure difference.
>
You don't need to open doors etc (and can't anyhow)...the
pressurization system provides a function called 'dump' which
dumps the cabin pressure.
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Gord Beaman
PEI, Canada