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Cabin Pressure


Cabin Pressure definition: get a summary, overview, and a better understanding of this travel term in the Dauntless Jaunter Travel Glossary.

Updated: 2017-12-07.

Cabin pressure, in flight terminology, is the artificially maintained state of air pressure within the aircraft cabin.

It is necessary to regulate cabin pressure during flight, as there are a host of physiological problems that can affect human and animal passengers as the altitude increases.

A loss of cabin pressure is known as decompression.

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