why is front gear so low on CRJ-900

Yakob

Grand Prognosticator Nominee
#4
It's so the main cabin door and service door are close enough to the ground that they don't need to be equipped with exit slides. If memory serves the CRJ-900 front doors are at the maximum legal height to not need slides. This is the case with the EMB-145 as well.
 

trafficinsight

Well-Known Member
#5
It's so the main cabin door and service door are close enough to the ground that they don't need to be equipped with exit slides. If memory serves the CRJ-900 front doors are at the maximum legal height to not need slides. This is the case with the EMB-145 as well.
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