Date: 31 Mar 2000 22:25:38 From: email@example.com (CASK829) Organization: AOL http://www.aol.com References: 1
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>Been riding some of United's 727s lately and couldn't help but notice >that on every one the emergency floor lighting strip separated from >the floor a good inch or so in height just behind row 14 (just in >front of the first window exit) at altitude. I watched the last one >throughout the flight and it gradually returned to floor level upon >initial descent. No separation while on the ground. Question - what >causes this? My best guess would be that the airplane become very cold at altitude. The metal contracts and the airplane shrinks a little. Just a guess on my part though. Do I win the million Dollars?