gloom wrote:kalvado wrote:Amiga500 wrote:
Along with evac - and of course pressurising the thing.
But if the latter two can be worked around with design, the first is intrinsic to the concept. How do you avoid passengers falling ill as a result of manoeuvres?
How bad the effect really is?
I would think it's not as bad as some people think. We already have a long planes in X axis (forward-back), some as long as 80m. It means there are passengers as far as about 30m from CoL, and they are moving up and down during all maneuvres, from takeoff (rotation) to climb adjustments, to descend and landing, and also during turbulence which often raises/lowers nose. Did you hear much about people compleining of that? I haven't.
So, why do you think it would be much worse in Y axis (wing to wing)?
JetBuddy wrote:Regarding aircraft roll and G-forces, I don't think that will be much of a problem. Because the outer parts of the blended wing will likely be fuel tanks. So the passenger / cargo area is not stretching across the entire width of the plane. And the increased G-forces of the pax sitting near the outer edge could be mitigated by banking more slowly into and out of turns. With a fully fly-by-wire aircraft, it's not that difficult to implement. Even on older planes you can adjust this.
tommy1808 wrote:Yonderlust wrote:rigo wrote:To hell with this. I won't be flying on anything that does not have windows (not screens).
Exactly! And we thought 10 across was bad...LOL
No one thought 10 abreast is bad ....people love the A380.
I don't get why people car about windows on long haul flying....
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