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User currently offlineFeeble From Netherlands, joined Jul 2004, 17 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1705 times:

I was wondering, what changes have PH-BUA to PH-BUG undergone?


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On the photo above you can clearly see PH-BUE has plugs in the upper deck windows and somewhere in the 1980's (?) these plugs were replaced by windows. Did those planes have the upper deck lounge?


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On this photo the left side upper deck door is missing and later on suddenly a door has been built as seen on the photo below.


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Why and where were these extra doors built?
What other structural changes have these planes been through?

And how do they differ from the 747 SUD's except for the SUD and the engines?

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User currently offlineKL808 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1584 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1661 times:

Maybe your right that a lounge existed.

but by removing the plugs, and adding some 30+ business seats up there required an exit door therefore it was added.

drew

BTW PH-BUG is one of my favorite KL aircraft, ive flown on it more than 10 times on the AMS-MNL-AMS. That's where I get my username from =)




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