BA777
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B777 Gasper?

Fri Jun 07, 2002 8:02 pm

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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victech
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RE: B777 Gasper?

Fri Jun 07, 2002 8:22 pm

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.
 
ben88
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RE: B777 Gasper?

Fri Jun 07, 2002 9:33 pm

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.
 
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RE: B777 Gasper?

Fri Jun 07, 2002 11:36 pm

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.
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BA777
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RE: B777 Gasper?

Sat Jun 08, 2002 1:56 am

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

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concorde1518
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RE: B777 Gasper?

Mon Jun 10, 2002 1:05 pm

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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RE: B777 Gasper?

Tue Jun 11, 2002 8:57 pm

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

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