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5.2.5: Air conditioning and pressurisation system

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    The cabin air conditioning seeks keeping the temperature and humidity of the air in the cabin within certain range of values, avoidance ice and steam formation, the air currents and bad smells. The flight at high altitudes also force to pressurize the cabin, so that passengers can breath sufficient oxygen (remember that human being rarely can reach 8.000 m mountains in the Himalayan, only after proper natural conditioning not to suffer from altitude disease). That is why, cabins have an apparent atmosphere bellow 2500 m. Both systems can be built independently.


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