Today's Observation From 3 Hrs on a CR7...

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  1. kansaskeith

    kansaskeith Gold Member

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    and its whole one lav:

    I have concluded that the Canadian dude who laid out said lav chose aircraft design as a more promising career than basketball. He certainly couldn't have been very tall!
     
  2. jrp2

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    Roger that.

    Me and my 6' 6" self trying to pry myself out of a CRJ 700's potty.

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  3. NYBanker
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    I'm 6' 4". Lavs on anything but widebodies are a challenge for me (height-wise). RJs are the toughest. Since I can't even walk down the aisle of these little planes without hitting my head, I have no reasonable expectation that the lav would be any different.

    I now just look at RJ lav visits as a challenge that I must overcome....or avoid!
     
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    Ah, the benefits of being 5'3"...although I still do not like CRJ's... :)
     
  5. HaveMilesWillTravel
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    Spend 2:30 hrs on a CR7 yesterday. Not the first time, of course, but my longest flight so far. I make it point not to use the lav. I had only one glass of wine during the flight, no pre-departure drink and cut out my traditional mocha after security.
     
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    It was fun to watch him try to get out that thing. I just had to take a picture.
     
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    ER4/ERD aren't any better. :eek:
     
  8. Seacarl
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    Every try to pee standing up on the pointy end of the 737's or A319? No fun either
     
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    sadly, there are many planes in which I can not stand up to pee.
     
  10. jetsetboy

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    Yup, as unmanly as it may seem, sometimes you've just gotta take a seat to go no. 1.:p
     
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    3 hours on a Regional Jet probably means the flight isn't regional ... They were not built for flights that long!

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  12. kansaskeith

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    I agree. Was OKC-LAX. Coincidentally another Milepoint friend was in air that very afternoon in one, even farther, IAH-LAX. Certainly not regional as many if us define it, but alas we (at least me) are not airline execs.
     
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    I try very hard never to take a seat in a lav
     
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    Apart from the obvious reason , I would think, in the above remark, there's the added consideration for us 76-inchers that it is so dang cramped in there it might be tough ever to get up again!

    Ah we sit here bemoaning cramped lavs and fly around the nation and the world often at bargain rates in (relative) comfort and convenience unknown to 99 percent of humans in world history. . .
     
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    Agreed! That was mainly a joke.
     
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    Not always in comfort, but certainly an opportunity many do not have. I'm still the exception in my family that has a passport, lives overseas, and goes places (often)!

    :)
     
  17. kansaskeith

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    Had my third CR7 flight in a few weeks today. All were Eagle, but today's had a different cabin layout. Lav was across the back of the cabin and perpindicular to the aisle as opposed to the two previous flights off to the side and parallel to the aisle. Today's lav was still anything but spacious, but far, far easier for this 6'4" guy to navigate than the other layout.
     
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    The longest RJ flight I've ever been on was Eagle's DFW-SYR and back.

    The most airplane lavatory-related miserable moment I've ever experienced was on a Beech 1900. I was flying YUL-BDL that night. Had a long day of work so I decided to have several drinks in the MLL before my flight. Once we took off, I had the sudden urge to pee, only to discover that there was no lav to be found!!!!
     

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