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User currently offlineSuperDC-8 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 7 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 895 times:

I have seen many cabin shot of the L-1011 and the cabin celing seems amazingly tall (is it really tall or is it just me?). does anyone know exactly how tall the celing is? (I think most cabin height is 8 feet). and are the overhead bins hard to reach??

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User currently offlineL-1011-500 From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 368 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 871 times:

No, your eyes are not deceiving you. The cabin roof of the Tristar is very tall, although I have no clue as to what the exact measurements are. Actually, the overhead bins are not that hard to reach. I am 5'9" and had no problems reaching them.

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User currently offlineCaptaink From Mexico, joined May 2001, 5109 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 865 times:

I am short. 5'7" but i could have reached the bins with a little stretch.. But the center roof is high for sure. For the L1011's with out centre overhead bins it looks like a hall in there.. look at the comparison.


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User currently offlineBur707 From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 11 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 7 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 851 times:

I've wondered the same thing.

User currently offlineCody From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1932 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (13 years 7 months 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 842 times:

I am 5'11'' and easily reached the overheads. But from what literature I have on the L1011, most sources say the ceiling in 8 feet tall.

User currently offlineFanoftristars From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1615 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (13 years 7 months 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 835 times:

Yeah, the tristar ceiling is very tall. The tall ceilings were the first thing I noticed the first time I flew on one. It was one of DL's -1s I think without the center bins.


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