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User currently offlineVS045 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 192 posts, RR: 1
Posted (9 years 10 months 12 hours ago) and read 1337 times:

I heard that Aeroflot (don't know abbreviation) used to have economy seats that fully reclined, so that they fitted in with the communist culture. Is this true? Any information would be much appreciated.

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User currently offlineAhlfors From Canada, joined Oct 2000, 1347 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (9 years 10 months 12 hours ago) and read 1322 times:

Now exactly what part of fully reclining economy seats has to do with communist culture? I would tend to think no recline for everybody equally(except of course for those people that were more equal than others - like the politburo) would be about as Soviet as you can get.

User currently offlineLY7E7 From Israel, joined Jun 2004, 2260 posts, RR: 19
Reply 2, posted (9 years 10 months 11 hours ago) and read 1289 times:

The abbreviation is SU. The seats reclined normally.


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User currently offlineAfay1 From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 1293 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (9 years 10 months 11 hours ago) and read 1253 times:

I think you are mixing reclining up with the fact that Soviet/Russian aircraft have seats that fold completely forward so it is easier to maneuver/rest your feet. They in no way recline backwards fully. What any of that would have to do with communist culture, I have no idea....

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