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How would one open the Falcon Wing doors in a roll over accident?

PatT | July 21, 2013

How do you open sliding doors in a rollover?

SitterCat | July 21, 2013

Let me clarify my question:
How would one open the Falcon Wing doors if the Model X is rolled over so that it is resting on its roof? Is there some sort of emergency 'break away' mechanism for the Falcon Wing doors?

Nicu.Mihalache | July 21, 2013

I think they have mentioned a system where the falcon doors detach in case of such emergency. Sorry, no link.

cloroxbb | July 21, 2013

Or, you can break the windows, if they don't break in the rollover already...

Brian H | July 21, 2013

Explosive bolts from SpaceX?

Alex K | July 22, 2013

At first I thought that because the doors had two hinges, the doors could be opened some way from the first (non roof) hinge. But after seeing the Model X in person, I noticed that the doors have tracks on the side of the B pillars which are used to move the door up before it can swing out.

You can see this here:

I guess it could still be opened from the first hinge (exploding bolts), but it wouldn't hinge out in a nice way.