|Quoting Pilotboi (Reply 5):|
Are they not there for the ground ops guys that drive up with the steps?
And the catering trucks
And regular jetways, not just automated ones.
|Quoting 474218 (Reply 8):|
They are stay out areas, areas where no dents or patches are allowed. In your picture thay are around the Static Port and the Pitot Static Probes. These areas are critical on all RVSM certified aircraft and must be re-verified periodically to keep its RVSM status.
|Quoting RoseFlyer (Reply 6):|
Those marks are on the right side, which should never have a jetway or stairs attached to it.