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Eye Brow Windows

Mon Mar 29, 1999 6:32 am

Why did Boeing exclude eye brow windows to aircraft models later than the 737? (747-777)
 
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RE: Eye Brow Windows

Mon Mar 29, 1999 8:56 am

All I know is that on the 757, the blunter nose resulted from fitting the 767 cockpit into a narrowbody.
 
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RE: Eye Brow Windows

Mon Mar 29, 1999 12:25 pm

I think the reason is that they inceased the size of the windows on their subsequent designs. Just compare the glass area on a 757 with a 737. Having the eyebrow windows just became redunant and another peice of equiptment to maintain, with the extra visability from the bigger windows

This isn't anything offical. I just base this on the size of the windows.
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