Boeing’s Making Overhead Bins 50 Percent Bigger | WIRED

That could change with the new “space bins” that Boeing’s adding to the 737. They’ll hold 50 percent more bags than the current design, which means you won’t have to worry about that idiot in 17D crushing your bag with the over-stuffed rollerboard he really should have checked. The key, says Boeing engineer Derek Minyard, was making the bin big enough to insert a bag in on its side rather than its back.

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