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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Nigeria's Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), in a statement issued on Wednesday explained that the incident took place on Tuesday as the flight which was en-route Lagos from Abuja ran into trouble when 'a cabin altitude warning came on at FL 320 followed by deployment of oxygen masks which necessitated the crew to carry out emergency descent procedure'.
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Flyers will benefit from absolute well-being in the cabin, with more personal space, optimised cabin altitude, more fresh air, controlled temperature and humidity, integrated connectivity and the latest generation of in-flight entertainment system.
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