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BigYellowTube-What Is It? (hooked Up To Plane)  
User currently offlineChe From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 537 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 3831 times:

What is the big yellow tube the ramp folks hook up to the plane when it pulls up to the gate? Air Conditioning?
thanks
che

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User currently offlineScaredflyer21 From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 355 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 3811 times:

I am pretty sure it is an a/c hose......but I'm not totally sure

User currently offlinePhilB From Ireland, joined May 1999, 2915 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 3798 times:

At more and more airports there are restrictions on running APUs which are vital for the running of air conditioning and electrical services on board.

Many now provide both pre-conditioned air and electrical hook ups using the airports own generation equipment and air conditioning plant - much of which is state of the art to be as energy efficient and emissions free as possible.

The airline pays for the hook up but saves on jet fuel and the environment on the ramp sees major reductions in carcinogenic particles, noise and dangerous effluxes.


User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29791 posts, RR: 58
Reply 3, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 3779 times:

It it about a foot in diameter it is either a Hot air or Cooling A/C tube. What time of year will determine if it is hooked up to an Air conditioner or heater.

If it about 4 inches in diameter it is a high pressure line for providing starting air.



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