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Cabin pressurization

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In airliners, cabin altitude during flight is kept above sea level in order to reduce stress on the pressurized part of the fuselage; this stress ...

How Things Work: Cabin Pressure | Flight Today | Air & Space ...

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Airplanes are at their best up high, where the air is thin and smooth. ... At first, fliers coped by filling tanks with pressurized oxygen and inhaling the gas through  ...

Why do airplanes have pressurized cabins? - Quora

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Airplanes that go long distances and want to do so economically want to be at high altitudes. But humans can't get enough oxygen perfusion in our blood if th...

Cabin air pressure - World Health Organization

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Although aircraft cabins are pressurized, cabin air pressure at cruising altitude is lower than air pressure at sea level. At typical cruising altitudes in the range 11 ...

Chapter 16: Cabin Environmental Control Systems

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Large transport-category and high performance passenger aircraft pressurize the air in the cabin. This serves to push more of the normal 21 percent oxygen ...

ELI5: If an airplane cabin is pressurized, why do I have to pop my ...

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Oct 10, 2014 ... Cabin pressurization changes throughout the flight. On the ground at sea level the plane is pressurized to -100 - -300ft, so a higher pressure ...

How Airplane Cabin Pressurization Works | BrainStuff

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Apr 12, 2011 ... Last week the world was treated to an unexpected spectacle – the sight of an airplane cabin with a big hole in it open to the sky. We can ...

Can you explain pressurized airplane cabins? | HowStuffWorks

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What happens with pressurized airplane cabins? Visit HowStuffWorks to discover what happens with pressurized airplane cabins.

Pressurized Airplanes - AvStop

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Pressurized Airplanes. When an airplane is flown at a high altitude, it consumes less fuel for a given airspeed than it does for the same speed at a lower altitude.

Adjusting Cabin Pressure Eases Air Passenger Discomfort - ABC ...

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Most aircraft cabins are pressurized to 8,000 feet above sea level, an altitude that lowers the amount of oxygen in the blood by about 4 percentage points, ...

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Why are airplanes pressurized? | How Things Fly

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Apr 14, 2012 ... A: Airplanes are pressurized because the air is very thin at the altitude they fly. The average passenger jet has a cruising altitude of about ...

Aircraft Pressurization Beginner's Guide - AeroSavvy

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May 22, 2015 ... We fly high in the stratosphere without giving breathing a second thought. Aircraft pressurization system makes it possible. Here's how the ...

Pilot explains airplane cabin pressure - CNN.com

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Apr 5, 2011 ... If you listen closely to the important safety briefing on your next flight, you'll learn that in the unlikely event of a loss of cabin pressurization, ...