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What Is On The Ceiling Here?

Mon Nov 26, 2007 11:46 pm

I didn't know if this was a General Aviation question, or a Tech-Ops Question, so if the moderators feel that this is a tech question, please move it. Thanks

Now, I was viewing the cabin interior pic of the MESABA AIRLINES CRJ-900ER Next Gen, and Of course, it looks different than the others, but I was wondering what these are on the ceiling? They look like Emergency Lights, but I am not for certain. Can anybody help me out here?


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RE: What Is On The Ceiling Here?

Tue Nov 27, 2007 12:20 am

For now I'm guessing they are just regular lights, but someone else can probably confirm or deny this.
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RE: What Is On The Ceiling Here?

Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:21 am

The Next Gen CRJs have LED cabin lighting, it looks like a cluster of LEDs, maybe?
 
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RE: What Is On The Ceiling Here?

Tue Nov 27, 2007 2:01 am

Those are for the optional ceiling-mounted rope licorice dispensers, like in the Wayne's World AMC Pacer:



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RE: What Is On The Ceiling Here?

Tue Nov 27, 2007 3:12 am

Cabin call lights... it lets the FA know from which group of seats it came from. The old way was to go looking for the call button. This will put them within a few rows.
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RE: What Is On The Ceiling Here?

Tue Nov 27, 2007 3:28 am



Quoting 2H4 (Reply 3):
Those are for the optional ceiling-mounted rope licorice dispensers, like in the Wayne's World AMC Pacer:

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Good one dude! Big grin

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RE: What Is On The Ceiling Here?

Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:35 am



Quoting EMBQA (Reply 4):
Cabin call lights... it lets the FA know from which group of seats it came from. The old way was to go looking for the call button. This will put them within a few rows.

That seems a little farfetched. Why change the current system when it takes you directly to the row AND cluster of seats that called, instead of having to look within a few rows, and several clusters? I agree, I think it is for rope licorice  Smile
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RE: What Is On The Ceiling Here?

Wed Nov 28, 2007 3:35 pm

Looks like cabin lighting to me.

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RE: What Is On The Ceiling Here?

Thu Nov 29, 2007 12:18 am

Check this out, I was right after all. (Hurray for me!)
http://www.bombardier.com/CRJ/en/NextGen/index.html
Click on "Enhanced Interior" , then click on the light. It explains it there.
 
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RE: What Is On The Ceiling Here?

Thu Nov 29, 2007 6:00 pm



Quoting Avt007 (Reply 8):
I was right after all. (Hurray for me!)

Do you want a cookie?  Wink Just kiddin man.. Thanks for the link.. Pretty cool
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RE: What Is On The Ceiling Here?

Thu Nov 29, 2007 9:07 pm



Quoting BR715-A1-30 (Reply 6):

That seems a little farfetched.

Today I checked on the E190 and they have lights in the overhead that light up when the cabin call light is pressed. In this case it may be 'mood lighting'.. but I'll bet it may be tied into the cabin call lights as well. I have also seen several other aircraft that use a simular system
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RE: What Is On The Ceiling Here?

Fri Nov 30, 2007 2:23 am



Quoting BR715-A1-30 (Reply 9):
Do you want a cookie?

I prefer chocolate chip, but whatever's in the galley is good for me.

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