Why Window Shades Are Upside Down In Exit Rows

If you’ve ever enjoyed the extra legroom available in the exit rows of an airplane, you might have noticed another subtle difference with these seats. On most models of aircraft, the window blind in the exit row pulls up to close, rather than pulling down as they do at other seats. Do you know why this is the case? Let's take a look.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://simpleflying.com/exit-row-window-covers/

I thought this was really interesting because I didn’t know about this. I’ve never really thought about it either. Worth a read. perhaps you thought what wasn’t true was correct? Share your thoughts below.

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Same here. I actually earned something yesterday. :joy:

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