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User currently offlineBlueJet From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 397 posts, RR: 4
Posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1128 times:

How many types of 300's does American have? I recently flew on one that was 2-4-2 seating, but towards the back it was 2-3-2 seating. Why is that?

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User currently offlineFlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1067 times:

AA has 35 A300-600R.
Some are for the Caribbean, & some for domestic.
Seating will vary depending their assignments. Regards.



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User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1058 times:

Towards the rear of the aircraft, it becomes narrower and therefore a seat must be taken out.

User currently offlineCba From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 4531 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1036 times:

American uses its A300's on high capacity carribean routes, and to Europe from EWR, JFK, and BOS.

User currently offlineBlueJet From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 397 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1026 times:

Yeah cause I flew on it from the Dominican Republic to JFK


User currently offlineATA L1011 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 1386 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 992 times:

Take a look at any of the Airbus widebodies and toward the rear the fuselage tappers of and has a slight incline. Look at the last section of windows on paticularly the A300,330 and 340 to less of an extent on the 310.


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User currently offlinePHLFlyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 851 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 978 times:

747 also taper, and loose seats at the rear of the aircraft.

User currently offlineLGW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 974 times:

Triple sevens also taper at the back

LGW


User currently offlineAKelley728 From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 2194 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 946 times:

Most widebodies 'taper' at the back.

I was on a Delta L1011 last week and the last four or so rows was 2-4-2 instead of the usual 2-5-2. Same thing for the CO DC-10 I was on a couple of months ago - 2-4-2 instead of 2-5-2.

However, I'm pretty sure 767s don't. I haven't been on one in awhile, can some one confirm?



User currently offlineAmerican 767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 3938 posts, RR: 12
Reply 9, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 940 times:
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AKelley728 is right. 767's don't have that on their last row in coach like other widebodies have. 2-3-2 is the seat configuration on the 767 coach cabin all the way to the end. On American that's how it is, I'm not sure about other airlines.
Hope this helps.

Ben Soriano
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User currently offlineBlueJet From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 397 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 918 times:

I flew on Delta 767's last week and it's 2-3-2 as well. Thanks for the info!!!!

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