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Old 09-08-2012, 09:24 PM
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One could combine the fuselages together, getting rid of dozens of windows, several doors, the surface drag of the inboard fuselage surfaces & wing roots, move the engines outboard....I would then suggest calling this proposed simplification of Airbus's patent a "widebody" airliner.

It would be interesting to watch the people colliding with each other as part of each fuselage "evacs" inboard an emergency. Or of the gear is torn off, those evacuating into the center being trapped. Why have doors towards the middle?

I would want to sit in the fuselage with the cockpit/pilots in it....If they're looking for something "soft" to hit, wouldn't want to be in the other fuselage.
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Old 09-14-2012, 11:11 AM
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Originally Posted by tomgoodman
Looks like something Burt Rutan might have dreamed up. He is not a prisoner of conventional thinking.
The only thing he is a prisoner of is his sideburns! I wouldn't recognize him without them.
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:23 PM
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Originally Posted by 727gm
Why have doors towards the middle?
Well, cuz that's where you put the engines obviously. You don't shoot frozen turkeys at turbine engines for nothin!


This looks like it was drawn on a napkin after too many bottles of cognac.
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