DL first to Shrink Bathrooms

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  1. USAF_Pride
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    As a tall person, a "tiny bit" can be alot. I wonder if "tiny bit" is DL's new code word for changes.
     
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    No falling when standing to pee now! There will be no where to go!!
     
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    Do away with the walls and door and just use a curtain. Kind of like the "soft" bulkhead concept. They could really save more space that way!
     
  4. USAF_Pride
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    or do it the way they do it in B52's. You don't want to be the one to use the "honey pot" aka "can"!!

    Refer to picture 2/3rds the way down. The item to the right is the back of an ejection seat. The picture is taken from the ladder between levels. Refert to Top Deck pictures to get more of an idea of the "room".
     
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    This will be wonderful for the 6 foot plus crowd. :rolleyes:
     
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    This must be an April fools joke that they can fit in 4 extra seats by shrinking the lavs.
     
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    I don't know how they could be any smaller than they are already. I'm 6'2" and can't stand upright in most domestic craft lavs. Wow. :oops:
     
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    I'm 6'2" also and it's hard to stand up and pee, especially in the F lav on 737 and A320 family aircraft
     
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    First time in a long time that I flew on a LH A340 in economy a few weeks ago, and I really "liked" the mid-cabin downstairs lavatory cluster. The lavs seemed reasonably spacious, there were a significant number of them, and they even had drinks "parked" outside to "reload".
     
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    My bladder thanks you! :D
     
  11. MalcoveMagnesia
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    Will these be even smaller than those intensely awful CRJ lavs? It's almost impossible to even turn around in them.
     
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    I know this is old news. Anyway... I think this is a bad idea for Delta to do this. I know Delta is trying to squeeze out more $$$ out of us. I rather a better flight experience and customer service and not smaller bathrooms. (sigh)
     
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    That costs money.
     
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    You're not supposed to stand up. The proper technique is to lean forward, brace your head against the sloped ceiling. That keeps you stable during turbulence, and combined with the lean forward/pee straight down posture, it minimizes the splashing that so aggravates the female passenger who uses the lav after you.

    It's an essential enhancement helping minimize stress and dissatisfaction among all passengers and making everyones flight experience more delightful.
     
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    I'm embarrassed to say that I often use this technique Nice to know I'm not the only one.

    Don't you hate it when the seat won't stay up, though?
     
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    This feels like an AA meeting. I'm 6'5" and I dislike going to the restroom on flights. I'd be interested to see how 'small' these are actually going to be - they're already so cramped for me I might not even notice the difference.
     
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    Perhaps urinals for all will be installed and a hand sanitzer packet waiting on the seat? (Save the sink, water).
     
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