Talk:Aircraft seating

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Where is this article headed?[edit]

This article seems to combine the WV:Obvious with introducing aggregators through the back door. What are we to do with this? Hobbitschuster (talk) 18:02, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

It is copied from an earlier version from Planning your flight. The corresponding section in Planning your flight has been harshly shortened down, and could still be made shorter. Possibly, this article could be made shorter as well. /Yvwv (talk) 18:20, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

Possible added section[edit]

Article coverage might benefit by discussion of "Emerging cabin technology". Some new aircraft have "new" features that materially improve traveler comfort/rest, especially on long flights, e.g.,:

  • The established Boeing B-787 cruises with a cabin altitude of approximately 5500 feet/1800 meters, while older aircraft "fly" at approximately 8000 feet/2700 meters. Believe the B-787 also injects some amount of water vapor to ease breathing.
  • The newly-announced Airbus A-350-900ULR (for ultra-long-range) is to begin flying very-long routes this Fall. Its cabin altitude will also be ~5500 feet/1800 meters, with vapor injection. Its premium economy seats reportedly will not actually recline and intrude on passengers behind. Instead, they will rotate to provide all the benefits of reclining (and some others) with little sacrifice to leg/foot room.

These facts come from research to help us choose needed flights to very distant locations. It deserves accurate development by some with better, direct knowledge of all developments that aid the passenger experience. Regards, Hennejohn (talk) 20:42, 19 July 2018 (UTC)

As long as we give priority to metric. The worst thing about flying, second to airport security, is American units. /Yvwv (talk) 22:26, 19 July 2018 (UTC)
Thanks for the metric heads-up. Don't know why U.S. won't adopt it. Regards, and thanks for your many contributions. Hennejohn (talk) 17:54, 20 July 2018 (UTC)