Home / Flights / New Technology Meets In-Flight Toilets

New Technology Meets In-Flight Toilets

Ever have a delay (or even cancellation) due to toilet issues on the airplane?

This is because airplane toilets are really complicated to replace.

The toilets are one large component, so the entire piece must be replaced–even for minor issues.

But Skrift.com has the scoop on a new form of toilet tech:

The Revolution is so radical a departure from conventional aircraft toilets that mechanics can service the unit in twenty-seconds—blindfolded. Seriously. We watched with our own eyes as an eager representative donned a googly-eyed sleeping mask to take the whole thing apart then put it all back together in half the time it took us to wonder why a googly-eyed sleeping mask was required. The results impressed us.

Read the article for the rest of the details, but basically, the toilet consists of components that can be individually replaced.  So this turns a major delay (or cancellation) into a minor mechanical issue.

The article also goes into why current toilets are covered in teflon and what that’s bad.

shutterstock_1548534

Goodbye traditional toilets!

About Jeanne Marie Hoffman

Former bartender, still a geek. One equal part each cookies, liberty, football, music, travel, libations. Stir vigorously. +Jeanne Marie Hoffman Jeanne on Twitter

Check Also

Air Traffic Controller: “I Feel Like an Idiot, But Maintain a Visual With the Boat”

This is a funny back and forth between the ATC and a pilot. Apparently, a ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I like you!  
You've got moxie, kid.

I like you!  

You've got moxie, kid.

Use that moxie and join our list of email subscribers and become one of the thousands of others who visit this blog each day for tips, advice, reviews, deals & more!

You have Successfully Subscribed!