242 From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 498 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 3073 times:
It's a document door. Used to pass the final paperwork without the agent having to walk all the way to the back of the aircraft, through the passenger compartment, in to the cargo bay, then in to the flight deck.
Meister808 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 973 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2876 times:
It seems to me like that hole is still pretty high off of the ground on both a/c, high enough that it would be a pain to pass paperwork through it unless the guy on the ground has a ladder. I know these aren't big airplanes, but that is still up there.
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Smcmac32msn From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2211 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 2745 times:
ATA when overnighting during the summer in MSN (only place I've seen it), would open that door and put a little 4x6 US flag out on each side (of the Saab 340). I think they only do it in the summer though.
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