Boeing's Connexion announcement

John Levine johnl at
Mon Oct 16 01:21:12 UTC 2006

>> In addition to all of the offered AC services others have mentioned,
>> some planes have power outlets for vacuum cleaners, typically behind a
>> small panel next to a door.
>ISTR, these AC sockets are "airplane flavour" 115VAC @ 400Hz.

No. it's 60 Hz.  See this picture of one of the outlets.

and this page from Qantas web site

Don't you think that airlines would be smart enough not to install
power outlets that would destroy the equipment that the customers plug
into them?

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