Patent Number: 6,305,645

Title: Aircraft crew rest station for a long distance airline flight

Abstract: The aircraft crew rest station for a long distance airline flight includes an overhead crew rest portion contoured to occupy the space between the curved top portion of the hull of the aircraft and the lowered ceiling of the aircraft, and an entry vestibule providing access to the overhead crew rest portion. The overhead crew rest portion includes contains one or more forward, aft, and side bunk portions. The crew rest station can be located approximately in the aircraft midsection. In one presently preferred embodiment, the overhead crew rest portion comprises forward, aft, and side bunk portions configured in cross-wise fashion. The vestibule also provides a lavatory area, as well as a closet space.

Inventors: Moore; Brian W. (Mukilteo, WA)

Assignee: BE Intellectual Property, Inc.

International Classification: B64D 11/00 (20060101); B64D 011/06 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018