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Windowless Planes

This looks an interesting idea.
Just to make it a little more interesting they could extend the idea to the floor Shocked
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Re: Windowless Planes

I like the idea.
But what happens if you want to sleep, can the section around you be turned off? Or made to look like a conventional window?

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The article mentioned displaying soothing colours to help passengers sleep Huh
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It would be much more interesting having a screen at your feet to see the view below.
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A number of passenger aircraft already provide this as part of their inflight entertainment service.
However, not much use on a long-haul night flight.
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Personally, I'd just do away with the windows altogether and feed sedatives to anyone who freaks out from being stuck inside a pressurised metal tube... Grin
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Ahh you'll have heard of the Air Cosh then?  Used to calm passengers on long flights.
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I can't help but think tech like that will force ticket prices up considerably..
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A number of passenger aircraft already provide this as part of their inflight entertainment service.

Most airlines provide a moving map on the inflight entertainment but few now provide actual camera views  because of adverse passenger reaction.
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I would definitely like a view from the cockpit Cool

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Cameras were on the Lufthansa Airbus A380 that I flew on last month to and from Johannesburg.
Great views on take off and landing - far better than the films on offer.
Cameras high on tail and underneath the aircraft.
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Re: Windowless Planes

American Airlines removed them from their aircraft some years ago.
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i'd pay a premium not fly in one of those..
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I can imagine a 'window seat' would be quite unnerving for those of us not good with heights Shocked
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