cabin altitude

cabin altitude

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Typical cabin altitude for combat and passenger aircraft.
The pressure altitude corresponding to pressure inside the cabin or, in the case of combat aircraft, the cockpit. Above a certain altitude, the crew tries to maintain a constant cabin altitude.
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The optimized wide cabin also features an industry-leading cabin altitude of 4,850 ft/1,478 m at FL510 and 100 percent fresh air that boosts mental alertness and productivity while reducing fatigue.
With fully berthable seats and a class-leading, in-flight accessible walk-in baggage compartment, the Longitude is designed specifically for maximum passenger comfort and offers the lowest cabin altitude in its category at 5,950 feet.
Four fully reclining club seats may be berthed into two beds for complete rest in a 6,000-ft cabin altitude.
As the aircraft climbed above 10,000 feet, the cabin altitude alert horn sounded.
During flight, the 787 is pressurized to a lower cabin altitude, has higher humidity levels, advanced air filtration and smoother-ride technology to make the flying experience more comfortable.
Customers in all classes will experience an improved cabin environment featuring LED mood lighting, larger windows, bigger overhead bins, lower cabin altitude and enhanced ventilation systems and reduced noise levels among other features.
The 787-9 leverages the visionary design of the 787-8, offering passengers features such as large windows, large stow bins, modern LED lighting, higher humidity, a lower cabin altitude, cleaner air and a smoother ride.
Mr Aude also wrote that Boeing 777 does not deploy oxygen masks until the cabin altitude reaches 13,500 feet.
We took note of the cabin altitude, which indicated 4,000 feet.
There were a number of sorties where the high-level portion of the flight, up to four hours, was flown with the cabin altitude at 25,000 feet.
Its improved lighting, bigger windows, larger overhead bins, lower cabin altitude and cleaner cabin air will offer BA's passengers an unparalleled flying experience.
It said: "Passengers will appreciate the cleaner cabin air, higher humidity and lower cabin altitude that combine to help them feel more refreshed after flying on the 787.