nycfuturepilot
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What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Sun May 01, 2005 12:56 am

I saw this picture and was wondering what those little sliding-door type things are in the back of the head rests.

i keep getting the wrong image up but its the top of yesterday one of the royal brunei A319
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Sun May 01, 2005 12:57 am

Quoting Nycfuturepilot (Thread starter):
those little sliding-door type things are in the back of the head rests.

ummm Air phones?
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Sun May 01, 2005 1:01 am


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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Sun May 01, 2005 5:20 am

After you click on the picture above, there is a link to click on to contact the photographer, perhaps he would have your answer. If you find out, let us know, I'm curious to know what they are as well.

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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Sun May 01, 2005 12:59 pm

I e-mailed him and will let you know as soon as he replies. Does anyone know who manufactures the seats for the Royal Brunei A319s so that we can find this out?
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Sun May 01, 2005 1:48 pm

This is a puzzle! According to their website, the airbuses don't have PTV or power in economy, so not those.

A mirror?

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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Sun May 01, 2005 1:54 pm

Is that in Y? That looks like a nice cabin. I'm not used to seeing rounded tops on coach seats.

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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Sun May 01, 2005 5:33 pm

There's microphones in there to listen-in … Uncle Sam is watching you … watch out.
 
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Sun May 01, 2005 11:44 pm

Maybe it's empty, so they can install PTV's or power later?
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 3:35 am

AeroVodochody, i thought that but this looks like it slides open which they would not let it do if it were intended for PTVs that are to be installed later (i think)
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 7:15 am

PTV's is my guess. I don's think that they slide open. I think it's a plate being help by a wire retainer and the "handle" in the photo is the release for the retaining clip.
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 7:21 am

Quoting Jdaniel001 (Reply 10):
PTV's is my guess

That is one SMALL PTV...

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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 7:23 am

I just heard back from the photographer, he has no idea! lol This is going to kill me. This was his reply:

Hi Griffin,

THanks for th mail.............you know I have
absolutely no idea. I'm sorry never even noticed it on
the flight!

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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 7:26 am

Quoting GQfluffy (Reply 11):
Quoting Jdaniel001 (Reply 10):
PTV's is my guess

That is one SMALL PTV...

fluffy

Sorry, I should have said future PTV. The blank is an ok size for the screen, right? I mean I think they make them that small.

Quoting Nycfuturepilot (Reply 12):
This is going to kill me.

Call or e-mail the airline.
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 7:45 am

Quoting Nycfuturepilot (Reply 9):

That's true, but they may have just shoved a plastic box in there to protect it and for the pax to use as storage or something.  Confused  Confused  Confused
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 7:54 am

I'll pay one dollar to the "send an A.nutter on a Royal Brunei flight to investigate the mysterious headrest feature fund" Big grin
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 8:00 am

A PTV that small ain't worth watching! That's like a cell phone screen! Big grin
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 8:04 am

Quoting Starlionblue (Reply 15):
I'll pay one dollar to the "send an A.nutter on a Royal Brunei flight to investigate the mysterious headrest feature fund"

Really? I would go just to go. I have to see if UA has benefits on them.
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 8:07 am

Quoting N766UA (Reply 16):
A PTV that small ain't worth watching! That's like a cell phone screen

If the pitch is small enough, you'd have a big screen tv.  bouncy 

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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 8:25 am

Quoting Starlionblue (Reply 15):
I'll pay one dollar to the "send an A.nutter on a Royal Brunei flight to investigate the mysterious headrest feature fund"

Seriously, get a few more people to pay for it and I'll go.  Smile
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 8:52 am

surprising that no a.nutters have been on it.
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 9:13 am

They may have, just not the A319. Or they skipped the thread because the name wasn't mentioned in the title.  spin 
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 9:39 am

So we could make it a group trip. I wonder what kind discount we could get?
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 3:55 pm

Maybe there's a copy of the Koran in there or something.
 
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Mon May 02, 2005 4:04 pm

If they wernt so against the alcohol thing, I would guess a personal Mini Bar.
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Tue May 03, 2005 5:49 am

I found the press release noted in the link below from a company named Thales

http://www.thalesgroup.com/all/pdf/cp_royalbrunei.pdf

Notably the last sentence of paragraph 4:

"In-seat Super Video Graphics Adapter (SVGA) display screens come in sizes 6.4", 8.4", 10.4", 15" and 22."
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Tue May 03, 2005 6:31 am

I think its also interesting to note that instead of the typical ABC/DEF seat assignments for 3X3 seating... they have ABC/HJK ... has anyone seen anything like this on narrowbody before??
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RE: What Is In The Back Of The Headrest?

Tue May 03, 2005 6:38 am

Quoting JetMARC (Reply 26):
has anyone seen anything like this on narrowbody before??

Actually many times... Cannot remember the airline though, it could've been one in SoAm.

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