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B777 Gasper?  
User currently offlineBA777 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 2179 posts, RR: 7
Posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2430 times:

Hi Guys,

I just saw this switch on the overhead panel in Flight Simulator, and i was wondering what the Gasper is, when your parked at the gate it's supposed to be on if that helps.

Any help appreciated

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User currently offlineVictech From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 546 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2418 times:

If I remember correctly, a "gasper" is the air vent (nozzle) that you find on the passenger panel above the seat--the one near the reading lights and call button...at least I think that's what it is.

User currently offlineBen88 From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 1093 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 2404 times:

That's right. It's actually referred to as a gasper system. A fan is used (gasper fan) to increase the flow of air in the gasper ducting.

User currently offline777236ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 2387 times:

Interesting that a lot of 777s with major airlines don't have gaspers. Certainly it saves money and weight and it seems the airlines think the passengers don't want them.

User currently offlineBA777 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 2179 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2369 times:

Thanks guys, now i know i should usually have it on  Wink/being sarcastic

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User currently offlineConcorde1518 From United States of America, joined May 2001, 746 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 2248 times:

If they don't have gaspers, then that means that they wouldn't have the air vents on the PSU's, right? Jeez.... I dunno how I could put up without one, I always have em on full blast the whole flight!

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User currently offline747Teach From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 176 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2171 times:

BA777: For you Brits, that's called the Punkalouver. That's why you didn't recognize the switch. Regards,

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