QQflyboy From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 2342 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 3279 times:
Yep, Dank is right.
It's 4L and R. The "cross check" is to notify that the doors have been verified as armed or disarmed by a flight attendant other than the one who physically armed/disarmed the door(s).
If you're on a wide body, you'll hear the door's assigned number. On narrowbody you'll hear "aft doors" and "forward doors". You shouldn't just be hearing "4L and R" unless you are on the 767. On the 777, A300 and 757 (considered a widebody) you should hear all sets of doors over the PA.
It's a way to audibly notify all crew members the doors are either armed for departure or disarmed for arrival.
[Edited 2007-01-23 19:29:43]
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