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      Post #56716, posted on 02-15-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      Just wondering, could not find an answer searching google.

      Keep em separated!
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      Post #56719, posted on 02-15-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      Because there are no over-wing exits on the McDonnell-Douglas DC-10......

      Terry (Caravellarella)

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      Or maybe itís MAYBELLINE...............

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      Post #56720, posted on 02-15-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      Good Evening,

      The DC-10 used escape slides since it was too high off the ground for people to slide down off the wing. The escape slides were the path, so there was no need to mark the wings.

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      Post #56721, posted on 02-15-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      Terry, there are two over wing exits, one on each side of the cabin. This also applies to the MD-11.

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      Post #56722, posted on 02-15-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      Thanks Kurt,

      I remember now the safety cards showing that!

      Keep em separated!
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      Post #56726, posted on 02-16-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      I've flown on the DC-10 several times, and believe me, you don't want to be jumping off of that wing.

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      Post #56727, posted on 02-16-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      Maybe they didn't expect anyone to get out alive

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      Post #56732, posted on 02-16-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      Same for the 747 and the 1011 and the 777 and the A330/340, etc, etc.

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      Post #56736, posted on 02-16-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      They probably thought the ground would be a good reference point .

      If it has wings I can crash it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      Post #56737, posted on 02-16-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      Wing slides are also found on the B757, B767 and A320 family...

      Mike

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      Post #56768, posted on 02-17-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      Since the question has been answered, may I further inquire - does anyone recall when wing escape markings began to be used? Was it shortly after door outlines began?

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      Post #56769, posted on 02-17-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      Early 70s, IIRC, they might have been part of a package deal of new safety regs.

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      Post #56771, posted on 02-17-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      The door outlines came first definitely. I used to have some info on exactly when the regs changed, but it's all gone