a380900
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A380 Underbelly Silver Line

Tue Jul 22, 2008 4:40 pm

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there is a "silver" line behind the gear doors that goes from one side of the underbelly to the other. As far as I've noticed, it is on each and every A380. Does anybody know what it's for?

Thx.
 
cdekoe
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RE: A380 Underbelly Silver Line

Tue Jul 22, 2008 7:20 pm

Hi A380900,

The line was discussed before, almost exactly one year ago...  Wink

It's a flexible joint to help absorption of bending loads.

http://www.airliners.net/aviation-fo...&searchid=198572&s=cdekoe#ID198572
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